Even when we are not advertising open positions, there are always opportunities to join our group using alternative funding schemes, some of which are listed below. If you wish to apply for any of these schemes, you should contact Adam.Kirrander@ed.ac.uk explaining which scheme/s you would like to apply for, why you are eligible (please pay close attention to the eligibility requirements), the date of the deadline. A copy of your CV and details of your research interests should be included. Support will be provided for candidates whom are likely to be competitive for funding.

Postdoctoral funding:
EPSRC Fellowships
Marie Curie Fellowships
Royal Society Funding Schemes
Leverhulme Trust
Fulbright Awards (for US citizens)
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
UNESCO/L'ORÉAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences
The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowship
Wellcome Trust

Postgraduate PhD studentships funding:
Various Scholarships for Overseas Students
Principal's Career Development Scholarships
Global Research Scholarships - for non-EU citizens
Southern African Scholarships - for citizens of certain countries in Southern Africa
Carnegie Trust - Graduates from Scottish Unviersities
Fulbright Awards - for US citizens
Marshall Scholarship - for US citizens
The British Council - for certain British Commonwealth citizens
Commonwealth Scholarships - for certain British Commonwealth citizens
Commonwealth Scholarships (low/medium income countries)
Commonwealth Scholarships (high income countries)

British Chevening Scholarships - Citizens of 118 countries (excluding the USA and EU)
Inlaks Foundation Scholarships - for Indian Citizens
Beit Trust Scholarships - for Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe nationals
Science without Borders Scholarships - for Brazilian students