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2023 Higgs Scholarships at University of Edinburgh, UK

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June 1, 2023

The School of Physics and Astronomy are offering twelve scholarships to applicants who have applied to study full-time on either the MSc Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences, MSc Mathematical Physics, MSc Particle and Nuclear Physics or MSc Theoretical Physics programmes of study for the 2023-2024 academic session.

The University of Edinburgh will award the winners of the Higgs Scholarship £10,000 towards pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

Application Deadline: 1st June 2023 11:59pm BST.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Masters

Value of Award: £10,000

Number of Awards: 12

Eligible Field of Studies:  MSc in Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences, MSc Mathematical Physics, MSc Particle and Nuclear Physics or MSc Theoretical Physics programmes.


  • Applicants must be accepted in the applied full-time MSc. programme at Edinburgh.
  • Applicants are required to hold any relevant BSc. The degree to be admitted in a master in a science programme at Edinburgh.
  • Applicants are required to attain minimum scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
    • IELTS Academic – 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component.
    • TOEFL-iBT – 92 with at least 20 in each section.
    • CAE and CPE – 176 with at least 169 in each paper.
    • Trinity ISE ISE II with distinctions in all four components.

How to Apply: The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password.  If you require assistance, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance

Source: www.ed.ac.uk

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