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The Tercentenary International Masters Scholarship

The School of Chemistry will offer one scholarship for International/EU students starting a full-time MSc programme in the 2022-2023 academic session.

The Tercentenary International  Masters Scholarship helps outstanding postgraduate taught masters students to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training.

Award

The scholarship will cover your tuition fees (£33,500 for 2022/2023) for International/EU students and will be tenable for one academic session. This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.  Please note these are not transferable if you need to defer.

Eligibility

  • MSc Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be considered for this award.

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and supporting statement with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Chemistry Masters Scholarships

The School of Chemistry will offer two scholarships, for the sum of £10,000 each for eligible Chemistry Masters students commencing study in September 2022.

The Chemistry Masters Scholarships help outstanding postgraduate taught Masters students to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training.

Awards

There are two Chemistry Masters Scholarships available, with a value of £10,000 each. The scholarships are tenable for one academic year only. This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.  Please note these are not transferable if you need to defer.

Eligibility

The scholarship is offered to applicants who are commencing a full-time MSc programme in the School of Chemistry in September 2022 on:

  • MSc Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be eligible for this award.

Criteria

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a supporting statement with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Applications

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

  • The deadline for applications for the Tercentenary International Masters Scholarship is 23:59 GMT 2nd May 2022.
  • The deadline for applications for the Chemistry Masters Scholarship is 23:59 GMT 31st May 2022.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to ten working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal.

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to our support and guidance pages.

Selection Procedure

The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will select the scholarship holders. The School will offer scholarships to offer holders based on their MSc application taking into consideration academic qualifications and results as well as other achievements.

Scholarships will be offered based on merit and to the highest calibre applicants (see Scholarship criteria) and based on the candidate’s application for the Master's course.

Other Funding Opportunities

There are a number of other funding opportunities available to Taught Masters students. Please check the link below for details of what opportunities are available and deadlines for application.

Fees