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Scholarships and funding

Edinburgh Law School offers a range of scholarships for our on-campus LLM and MSc programmes. The University also offers many scholarships and provides information about additional sources of funding.

Scholarships for 2020/21 entry

Scholarship Deadline
Tercentenary Awards for Excellence Closed
Ewan Cameron Scholarship in Comparative and European Private Law Closed
Edinburgh Law School LLM in European Law Scholarship Closed

ESRC studentships

ESRC funding is available on a competitive basis for the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice as part of a 1+3 year package with the PhD.

Find out more about the ESRC studentship

Detailed information about the scholarships listed in the above table can be found below.

Applications to this award are now closed.

The Law School is delighted to offer three awards to be allocated to any candidate on any Edinburgh Law School taught LLM or MSc programme starting in the 2020/21 academic year.

Award Amount

£5,000 to be used towards tuition fees

Eligibility

Any applicant for any of the taught LLM or MSc programmes offered by the School (including Online Learning programmes). Awards will be made on academic merit.

Application Information

The deadline for applications is 30 March 2020.

Applicants must first apply online for a relevant taught LLM or MSc degree programme. Please ensure that you reference on your application that you are applying for the relevant scholarship.

Once you have applied for admission, complete the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form and send it to pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk

After you have applied you will receive an email notification to confirm receipt of your application form. You will not receive any further communications until the deadline for the scholarship has passed and all the applications have been assessed.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of June 2020 at the latest.

Applications to this award are now closed.

One partial scholarship to be allocated to any applicant on the LLM in Comparative and European Private Law starting in September 2020. This award has been made possible thanks to the generous legacy of Edinburgh Law School alumnus Ewen Cameron. 

Award amount

The scholarship will offer £5,000 to the successful candidate to be redeemed against tuition fees.

Eligibility

Any applicant for the full-time LLM in Comparative and European Private Law.

Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in Comparative and European Private Law before applying for this scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Application information

The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020.

Apply online to the relevant programme. Ensure that you reference on your application that you are applying for the relevant scholarship.

Once you have applied, complete the Law School Scholarship Application Form and send the completed form to pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk

Download the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form

After you have applied you will receive an email notification of your scholarship application. You will not receive any further communications until the deadline for the scholarship has passed and all the applications have been assessed.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of June 2020 at the latest.

Applications to this award are now closed.

Edinburgh Law School wants to assure all students and staff of its commitment to EU Law teaching and to all of our staff, students, and visitors from the EU. We are a European Law School and remain devoted in our support of all who wish to study with us. As such we are delighted to be able to offer a scholarship for applicants to the LLM in European Law for 2020/21.

Award amount

One award to cover the full Home/EU tuition fee rate for 2020/21 (tuition fees only). 

Eligibility

Any Home or EU applicant on the LLM in European Law.

Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in European Law before applying for this scholarship.

Awards will be made on academic merit.  

Application information

The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020. 

Applicants must first apply online for the LLM in European Law. Please ensure that you reference on your application that you are applying for the relevant scholarship.

Once you have applied for admission, complete the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form and send it to pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk.

Download the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form

After you have applied you will receive an email notification to confirm receipt of your application form. You will not receive any further communications until the deadline for the scholarship has passed and all the applications have been assessed.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of June 2020 at the latest.

The University of Edinburgh offers many scholarships for postgraduate study. You should consult the University Scholarship pages for further information on these and other sources of funding that may be available.

Find out more about the range of scholarships offered by the University of Edinburgh

There are a range of additional sources of financial support that you may be eligible to apply to.

Find out more about additional sources of funding for UK and EU students

Find out more about the additional sources of funding for international students

Contact us

If you have any questions about our scholarships please don't hesitate to contact us.

pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk