School of Mathematics

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Principal's Career Development Scholarships

Applications for 2017 - 2018 Entry are now closed.  Applications for 2018 - 2019 are expected to open on 1st October 2017.

This scholarship scheme provides an opportunity for postgraduate research students to undertake a package of training and development which will help them to develop the necessary skills required to meet their career choices and offer them a breadth of development opportunities in areas such as teaching, public engagement, entrepreneurship, research and data science. Each scholarship covers the UK/EU rate of tuition fee as well as a stipend of £14,000. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships are awarded for three years. Overseas students applying for this scholarship should also apply for the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship. This scholarship requires a separate Scholarship application. Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

 

Maxwell Institute Graduate School In Analysis and Applications (MIGSAA)

The Maxwell Institute Graduate School in Analysis and its Applications (MIGSAA) is a Centre for Doctoral Training that provides high quality instruction in analysis and the applications of analysis to a wide range of areas. MIGSAA will fund 5 cohorts of 12 students between 2014 and 2018, with PhDs awarded jointly by both Edinburgh and Heriot Watt Universities. MIGSAA has been made possible by a grant from the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Scottish Funding Council. All students, but especially UK students, interested in applying to the Analysis, Applied & Computational Mathematics and Probability & Stochastics research groups are encouraged to also apply to MIGSAA.  For all enquiries regarding the MIGSAA CDT, please contact apply2MIGSAA@maxwell.ac.uk.

EPSRC Studentships

These awards are primarily available to UK students for whom they provide full support (fees and stipend). The stipend was £14,296 per annum in 2016 - 2017. Stipend payment levels for 2017 - 2018 have not yet been announced. We expect to be able to support up to three eligible students for entry in 2017 - 2018.  A few students from the European Union can also be supported through a combination of funding from EPSRC and the School of Mathematics. Eligible applicants will automatically be considered for this Scholarship on application, this does not require a separate Scholarship application.

School of Mathematics

The School of Mathematics is able to provide Scholarships for up to 3 new students per academic year. The School Scholarship consists of a stipend of £11,250 in year 1 (with increases in subsequent years) plus fees.  The fees for 2017 - 2018 for UK or EU students will be £4,195 and Overseas fees will be £14,600 per annum. Applicants will automatically be considered for this Scholarship, this does not require a separate Scholarship application.

China Scholarship Council/University of Edinburgh Scholarships

Applications for 2017 - 2018 Entry are now closed. 

Scholarships will be available for PhD study to candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the People's Republic of China at the time of applying for entry for the academic year 2017-2018.

Candidates should have satisfied all English language requirements and have received an offer of admission from the University of Edinburgh to study on a full-time PhD degree programme by the time the University puts forward their list of endorsed applications (Friday 24 February 2017). This scholarship requires a separate Scholarship application.

 

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

  Applications for 2018 - 2019 are expected to open on 1st October 2017.

Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses. Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are for up to three years. This scholarship requires a separate Scholarship application. To apply for a scholarship you must first apply for admission for an eligible programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. We recommend that applicants do this as early as possible and well in advance of the scholarship deadline.  Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

 

Carnegie/Caledonian Scholarships

Applications for 2016 - 2017 Entry are now closed.

Applicants should complete an application form and return it to the University by 14th February 2017.  Completed forms should be e-mailed to studentfunding@ed.ac.uk.

Applicants must be graduates of a Scottish University with a First Class Honours degree. Students in their final year of an undergraduate degree who are expected to obtain a First-Class Honours degree may apply, withdrawing if they fail to do so. Applicants who are in receipt of a Government-funded Research Studentship, Research Council award or comparable scholarship will not be considered.

Other Studentships