Monday, November 23, 2009

The University of Edinburgh - International Master's Scholarships 2010

Postgraduate Scholarships Available for 2010 Entrants

The University of Edinburgh will be offering 30 International Master's Scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year.

10 of these Scholarships ("Homecoming Scotland" Scholarships) have a value of £5,000 while 20 fall under the Global Master's Scholarships Scheme and have a value of £3,000 each.

The deadline for receipt of applications for both Scholarships is the 1st April 2010 and applicants shoud complete an online application in order to be considered for these awards.

Homecoming Scotland Scholarship

Global Master's Scholarship

All applicants to these Scholarships must have already been accepted to study at the University of Edinburgh. In order to make an applying for studying within the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences please visit the Postgraduate Website.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office or the Scholarships Office.

Funding Information for Prospective Postgraduate International Students

Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer 20 Master's scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University for the 2010-2011 academic session.

Each scholarship will have a value of £3,000 which will be tenable for one academic year.


The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master's programme of study at the University of Edinburgh from the following countries:

Africa (List of African Countries) Mexico
Canada Middle East (List of Middle East Countries)
China Norway
Hong Kong Russia
India Singapore
Japan Taiwan
Korea Thailand
Malaysia USA

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent.

Application Procedure

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

Alternatively applicants can request a paper application form from:

The Scholarships and Student Finance Office
The University of Edinburgh
Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh EH8 9YL

Telephone: +44 131 651 4070

Completed application forms must be returned to the Scholarships and Student Finance Office no later than 1 April 2010.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in late May 2010 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in early June 2010.