The University of Edinburgh offers two studentships within the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology. These awards are open to outstanding UK/EU and Overseas students beginning their master studies in the 2019-20 academic year.
Candidates must have the minimum equivalent of a 2:1 degree at undergraduate level. A good result in a consequent and relevant master degree will also be expected.
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The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities.
- Application Deadline: 23:59 GMT 15th March 2019.
- Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue master degree programme.
- Study Subject: Studentships are awarded within the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology.
- Award: The School Scholarship will consist of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for the chosen programme of study, and an annual stipend of £4,500. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.
- Two School Masters financial aid positions will be offered covering tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.
- They will also offer two further School Masters Awards with fixed-value awards of £4,500.
- Classics Masters Studentships: Finally, three further Classics Masters Studentships with a fixed value of £3,000 each will be available specifically for one of the eligible Masters’ programmes in the Classics subject area at the University of Edinburgh.
- Number of Awards: Seven opportunities are offered
- Nationality: UK/EU and Overseas students
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: UK/EU and Overseas students are eligible to apply for these studentships.
- Entrance Requirements:
- Awards will be made on academic merit and the potential to excel at the chosen programme of study.
- Successful applicants must hold a UK 2.1 or first class honours undergraduate degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant field, or should be able to prove their academic merit through evidence of professional achievements, awards or publications relevant to their chosen programme of study.
- Candidates in this latter category should note that a good first degree will still be required.
- All of the above awards are open to any postgraduate Masters programme offered by the School. Applicants for part-time and distance-learning Masters programmes are eligible to apply for these awards (any award made would be paid pro-rata).
- Eligible Masters programmes in the Classics subject area at the University of Edinburgh listed below.
- MSc Ancient History
- MSc Classics
- MSc Classical Art and Archaeology
- MSc LAIBS
- MSc by Research Classics
- Applicants for part-time Classics programmes are eligible to apply for these awards.
- English Language Requirements: Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
How to Apply: The online application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd the web-based information portal at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk