Scholarships and Funding

We believe that education has the power to transform lives and endeavour to make funding, scholarships and discounts available to students and professionals across the globe. 

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Emerging Economies Scholarship

Edinburgh Business School offers an Emerging Economies Scholarship to residents of selected countries, which allows eligible students to reduce their programme fees by over £3,000. If you live in a country where we offer an Emerging Economies Scholarship, the Scholarship will be automatically applied at the point of purchasing your course/s.

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Scholarship for Women in Zambia

In collaboration with the Scottish Government’s International Development Fund, the initiative will provide 30 fully funded distance learning scholarships for the Edinburgh Business School online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme.

Women of Zambian nationality who are passionate about tackling gender inequality and who will use the knowledge and skills gained from their MBA studies to support women in their local communities are invited to apply. The initiative also welcomes applications from women in Zambia who would not be able to fund their studies otherwise.

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Upskilling Scotland Scholarship

At Heriot-Watt University, we are pioneers in career-aligned education and are committed to building partnerships that help people and businesses prepare for the future. As part of this Edinburgh Business School has partnered with the Scottish Funding Council to offer Scottish working professionals a unique opportunity. The Upskilling Scotland Scholarship programme, offers fully-funded access to masters-level courses worth up to £1,230 from a range of programmes.

You'll study online, at a pace that suits you, and have full access to our convenient online learning environment.

Skills Scotland Scholarship

On-Campus scholarships

Scholarships Offered

Each year, hundreds of students enhance their educational experience through a variety of Heriot-Watt and externally funded scholarships, including opportunities funded by the University's generous alumni community, based all over the globe.

Scholarships Offered
On campus scholarships

Study offers for alumni and staff

Study more for less with the following discounts, applicable to both independent learning and on-campus study across our three campuses.

Discount for Heriot-Watt Alumni: Graduates of Heriot-Watt University enjoy a 20% discount on course fees. For more information on how to claim for your alumni discount contact

Staff and Immediate Family Discount: Employees of Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University, along with their immediate family members, are eligible for a 50% discount on course fees.

Staff Scholarship