Minto Scholarship at University of Edinburgh in UK 2020-21

Apply for the Minto Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh in the UK 2020-21. The deadline for the scholarship is 30th June 2020.

The Minto Scholarship has been established with a bequest from the estate of Mr Brian Dickinson for the purpose of promoting postgraduate research in economics at the University of Edinburgh.

A scholarship is available for the 2020-2021 academic year to applicants who are residents of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Scandinavia.


  • The scholarship provides approximately 18,000 pounds per year plus tuition fees.
  • Likewise, the University awards it for four years, subject to satisfactory progress.
  • Additionally, in return, students will provide teaching assistance of around 120 hours in the first year, 180 hours in the second year, and 240 hours in the third and fourth year.


The candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the fully funded scholarships in the UK at the University of Edinburgh:

  • The applicants must be residents of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or Scandinavia.
  • Also, the candidates must possess a distinction grade MSc in Economics from a UK University, or an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Additionally, the applicants will receive the scholarship solely on the basis of academic merit.
  • Furthermore, the administrators will judge the applications on academic merit, research statement, and fit with the research interests of the School of Economics.

About the University

The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh. Also, the university played an important role in leading Edinburgh to its reputation as a chief intellectual center. That was during the Age of Enlightenment and helped give the city the nickname of the Athens of the North. Additionally, the 2020 QS World University Rankings has ranked the University of Edinburgh 20th in the world. 

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