Scholarships

For 2018-19 intake, we have around 25 scholarships available! To consider for these scholarships, you must apply for admission and also get in touch with the potential supervisor. Note that scholarship applications are separate to the PhD application and both MUST be submitted.

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Home (UK) Students (also EU citizens with last 3 years of study in UK, Permanent Residents in UK)

  • EPSRC DTP - Full studentship funding (tuition + living stipend + research costs) or alongside matched industry funding. Get in touch with potential supervisor (academic in charge of project). Deadline: 28 Feb 2018
  • Carnegie-Caledonian Scholarship - Must have First Class Honours degree from a Scottish University. Full studentship. Supervisor must nominate you. Deadline: 1 Feb 2018. More info here.
  • Other Home/EU Scholarships

All students (UK/ EU/ International)

  • Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarship – Full Studentship (tuition + living stipend + research costs). Get in touch with potential supervisor. Yearly call (usual deadline in early Feb for a Sept start). About 2 scholarships allocated to Engineering (out of 45 in the whole of University). The scholarship also provides development opportunities in one key area. Deadline for 2018-19 round of applications: 01 Feb 2018. International students applying for this Scholarship must separately apply for the Edinburgh Global Scholarships (see below) simultaneously. More info here.

Rest of EU Students

International (including non-EU) Students

  • Edinburgh Global Scholarships (difference between home student fees and international fees only). Get in touch with potential supervisor (academic in charge of project). Yearly call (usual deadline in Feb for a Sept start). Deadline: 01 Feb 2018.
  • China Scholarship Council Award - Full scholarship only applicable to citizens and permanent residents of the People's Republic of China. Deadline: 01 Feb 2018. See China Scholarships Council awards
  • Full list (including country-specific) of scholarships

Self or Int/EU Government-Funded

  • Period of study (3 to 4 years)
  • If arranging funding yourself – recommend to negotiate 3.5 - 4 years of funding (greater than 3 years)
  • Any terms and conditions on your funding must be discussed with the funding body and School before accepting your offer.
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PhD Scholarships available
Characterising material structures in our state-of-the-art advanced materials lab (Institute for Materials and Processes)
Characterising material structures in our state-of-the-art advanced materials lab (Institute for Materials and Processes)
Extracting data from sound in our audio lab (Institute for Digital Communication)
Extracting data from sound in our audio lab (Institute for Digital Communication)