Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Funding Information for Prospective Postgraduate Students - The University of Edinburgh

Ailie Donald Bursary

The Bursary (value: £1,500) is awarded annually, on application, to a successful applicant for full-time or part-time postgraduate study in English Language.

Candidates must give evidence of reasonable attempts to obtain alternative funding through AHRC, ORS or equivalent bodies. Applicants proposing to study for the degree of MSc as well as graduates from the University of Edinburgh are preferred but not exclusive candidates for the Bursary. Selectors reserve the right to invoke the criterion of academic merit.

Application Procedure

All applicants must complete an application form, which can be downloaded in Rich Text Format (RTF) or PDF (which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) or request one to be sent to them from:

The Scholarships and Student Finance Office
The University of Edinburgh
Old College
South Bridge

Telephone: +44 131 651 4070

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2008. All applications must be received by the Scholarships and Student Finance Office by that date to be considered for the bursary.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee chaired by the Head of English Language will meet in early August to select the bursary holder. The successful applicant will be announced in mid August 2008.