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University of Edinburgh: School of Biological Science £10,000 Bursaries

The School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh is offering bursaries for applicants studying eligible masters programmes in the 2018-2019 academic session. Each bursary will have a value of £10,000 and is intended to assist with tuition fees.  The bursary is only tenable for one academic year.


  • Eligible students must be nationals of countries outwith the EU and studying one of the following campus-based programmes:
    • MSc/PgDip Biochemistry
    • MSc/PgDip Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants
    • MSc/PgDip Bioinformatics
    • MSc/PgDip Biotechnology
    • MSc/PgDip Drug Discovery and Translational Biology
    • MSc/PgDip Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology
    • MSc/PgDip Systems and Synthetic Biology
    • MSc/PgDip Quantitative Genetics & Genome Analysis (including Animal Breeding & Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, Human Complex Trait Genetics)

Criteria: The bursaries will be awarded based on academic merit.


Application Process

  • Applicants should send an email registering their interest for the bursary to that they include both their UUN/application ID and the programme(s) they have applied for.
  • Applicants should only email their interest once they have been offered a place on a relevant programme.  Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit.
  • Applicants must note interest no later than 4th May 2018


All applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of May 2018.

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