IPNP MSc Prize Scholarship at University of Edinburgh

Looking for a way to fund your master’s studies? The University of Edinburgh is now offering IPNP MSc Prize award for overseas students who are interested in pursuing their postgraduate studies in Scotland. There is only one grant available for the IPNP MSc Prize scholarship at University of Edinburgh is highly competitive.

Scholarship Summary



With its rich history, distinguished scholars and noted alumni, the University of Edinburgh has much to be proud of in its many centuries as one of the world-renowned higher educational institution. The university has been impacting history since it became public in 1683, from Olympic champions and Nobel laureates to prime ministers and space explorers. The University was regarded at the forefront of critical thinking and academic following the Scottish Enlightenment of the eighteenth century. Because of the perseverance and determination of a group of Edinburgh academics, established facts about the world were being constantly and boldly challenged. Amidst this group was an essayist, economist and philosopher David Hume who was known for his philosophical empiricism and scepticism; James Hutton who was the “Father of Modern Geology”; and Joseph Black who was the chemist responsible for the discovery of carbon dioxide and latent heat.

This year, the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics (also known as IPNP) at the University of Edinburg is delighted to offer one award to an overseas student studying towards a master’s qualification in Nuclear and Particle Physics. The IPNP MSc Prize scholarship at University of Edinburgh is available for the 2019-20 academic session.

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The scholarship is worth £ 5,000. It will be tenable for one academic year only.

Entry requirements:

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, interested candidates are required to fulfil the following minimum criteria:

  • Applicants must not hold Scottish citizenship, i.e. you must fall within the international student category for fee paying purposes. As long as candidates fall within the overseas student category, they are allowed to apply and no specific nationality (except Scottish) will be taken into account
  • Applicants must meet the requirements for admissions for a place to study in Particle and Nuclear Physics (MSc)
  • Applicants must have applied for admission to the eligible program as a full time student
  • Applicants must expect to obtain or must have obtained a UK first-class honours degree. However, any of its overseas equivalent is also acceptable

The IPNP MSc Prize will be granted on the basis of academic merit.

Application Method

Applications for the IPNP MSc Prize scholarship at University of Edinburgh must be made online no later than May 1, 2019 at 23:59 BST.

In order to gain access to the online scholarship application system, candidates must have applied for admission for a place at the University first. It can take up to 5 working days following the submission of admission application. Therefore, it’s better if you apply as early as possible.

The scholarship application form is available in EUCLID which is accessible via MyEd.

Candidates must input their university username and password. Assistance is available here.


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