Applications for the Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh are now open. The scholarships are available to Mathematics students of excellent ability who have International/EU fee status for the academic session 2022/2023.
A student is considered to have made satisfactory progress in each year if there has been a formal School decision of either “Progress” or “Conditional Progression”, without the student needing to repeat a year. However, if a student does not make satisfactory progress in any one year, the Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships will terminate from that point onwards.
The University of Edinburgh is a public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland. The university was granted a royal charter by King James VI in 1582 and officially opened in 1583, it is one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest university in continuous operation in the English-speaking world.
However, the university played a vital role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual center during the Scottish Enlightenment and contributed to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North”. The University of Edinburgh is also a member of different associations of research-intensive universities, including the Coimbra Group, League of European Research Universities, Russell Group, Una Europa, and Universitas 21.
The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance such as those in the Old Town. The University of Edinburgh receives more than 60,000 undergraduate applications per year, making it the second-most popular university in the UK by volume of applications.
The University of Edinburgh is the eighth-largest university in the UK by enrolment, with 35,375 students in 2019/20. The university had the seventh-highest average UCAS points amongst British universities for new entrants in 2019.
In addition, the university continues to have links to the British royal family, having had Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as its chancellor from 1953 to 2010 and Anne, Princess Royal since March 2011. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University of Edinburgh rated 4th by research power and 9th by GPA amongst British universities.
The University of Edinburgh was rated 13th overall in The Sunday Times 10-year average (1998–2007) ranking of British universities based on consistent league table performance. In the 2015 Global Employability University Ranking, the university rated 23rd in the world and 4th in the UK for graduate employability as voted by international recruiters.
A 2015 government report found that the University of Edinburgh was one of only two Scottish universities (along with St Andrews) that some London-based elite recruitment firms considered candidates from, especially in the field of financial services and investment banking.
The University of Edinburgh was rated 24th in the world and 5th in the UK by the 2021 Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities, a league table based on the three major world university rankings, ARWU, QS, and THE.
In 2022, U.S. News & World Report, the university was rated 32nd globally and 5th nationally. The 2021 World Reputation Rankings rated the University of Edinburgh at 30th worldwide and 6th nationwide.
In 2021, the university was rated 63rd amongst the universities around the world by the SCImago Institutions Rankings.
Worth of Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships
The Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships are worth £5,000 per year and are rational for the duration of the program of study, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Eligibility for Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships
- The Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships are awarded to candidates with International/EU fee status who are accepted for full-time admission to an undergraduate degree program offered by the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.
- The scholarship is not available to scholars already in the program. It is also not available to students studying Mathematics as part of a degree program hosted by another School within the University.
- Candidates should have applied to the University of Edinburgh through the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) but do not need to have received an offer to start the scholarship application process.
How to Apply for Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships
If you are interested in Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships and eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website to apply.
Application Deadline for Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships
The application deadline for the scholarship is April 25, 2022.
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