University of Edinburgh PhD Scholarships 2024
Applications are currently invited from interested international students to apply for University of Edinburgh PhD Scholarships, commencing program for 2024/2025 academic session. This program is eligible to PhD candidates.
This Graduate Research Scholarships is an opportunity that offers Partial to Full Cost of the Research Program to qualified international PhD candidates. You can avail yourself the opportunity of a fully funded research project available to international PhD applicants. These projects are mostly funded by a research council based on need. The availability of funded research projects varies significantly by subject area. This program is hosted and sponsored by University of Edinburgh, UK.
The University of Edinburgh is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded by the town council under the authority of a royal charter of King James VI in 1582 and officially opened in 1583, it is one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest university in continuous operation in the English-speaking world. The university played an important role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual center during the Scottish Enlightenment and contributed to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North.” Edinburgh is ranked 22nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings, 30th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 38th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is a member of several associations of research-intensive universities, including the Coimbra Group, League of European Research Universities, Russell Group, Una Europa, and Universitas 21. In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2022, it had a total income of £1.262 billion, of which £331.6 million was from research grants and contracts. It has the third-largest endowment in the UK, behind only Cambridge and Oxford. The university occupies five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance such as those in the Old Town. Edinburgh is the seventh-largest university in the UK by enrollment and receives over 75,000 undergraduate applications per year, making it the second-most popular university in the UK by volume of applications. Edinburgh had the eighth-highest average UCAS points amongst British universities for new entrants in 2020. The university continues to have links to the royal family, having had Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as its chancellor from 1953 to 2010 and Anne, Princess Royal since March 2011.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Edinburgh, UK
Host Institution(s): University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship Type: Graduate Research Scholarships
Scholarship Worth: Partial to Full Cost of the Research Program
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International students
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for University of Edinburgh PhD Scholarships 2024:
The selection process for a funded project often works in the same way as applying for a job there is usually only limited numbers available, so it can be competitive. You also need to demonstrate your suitability to work alongside others in a research team.
Here are some things to remember:
- Funded projects tend to have early academic year deadlines, so be prepared to apply before January in the year before you plan to start your studies.
- Projects and studentships can be advertised in different places. The majority will be listed on FindaPhD.com and displayed below, but you should also check school and research center/institute websites.
- Check the funding status and eligibility criteria of the project you are interested in. If there is no funding attached to it, then you will need to research other funding opportunities in order to finance your research.
- Some projects may require you to submit a research proposal as part of your application, or to contact a supervisor before you apply, but others won’t, so make sure you check the application requirements for what you need to submit.
- Application for PhD projects are usually made through the University of Edinburgh’s degree finder; however, there may be some exceptions. If you are in doubt, ask the project’s lead contact.
The University of Edinburgh PhD Research Scholarships are usually offered in medical, scientific and technical disciplines, where the cost of research is high and where defined projects may be used to contribute to a wider area of research. However, it is still worth checking to see if any funded research projects are available in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Application Procedures for the 2024/2025 University of Edinburgh PhD Scholarships (how to apply):
As part of the application process, candidates are required to take admission in an eligible PhD degree program. Thereafter, candidates can proceed to apply for funding through the University’s admissions portal (EUCLID).
Application Deadline: Varies
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official website.