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University of Edinburgh Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship, UK 2024

Application is now open for the Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh. Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date.

About the University of Edinburgh and Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh stands as a venerable institution with a rich history dating back to its founding in 1582. Established by the town council under a royal charter of King James VI, the university officially opened its doors in 1583, making it one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest continuously operating university in the English-speaking world. Its pivotal role in the Scottish Enlightenment earned Edinburgh the moniker “Athens of the North,” solidifying its status as a chief intellectual center.

Today, Edinburgh maintains a prominent position on the global academic stage. It is ranked 22nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings, 30th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 38th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. As a member of prestigious research-intensive university associations such as the Coimbra Group, League of European Research Universities, Russell Group, Una Europa, and Universitas 21, Edinburgh exemplifies a commitment to excellence in research and education.


Financially robust, the university reported a total income of £1.262 billion in the fiscal year ending July 31, 2022, with a noteworthy £331.6 million sourced from research grants and contracts. Boasting the third-largest endowment in the UK, Edinburgh’s campuses in the city feature numerous historically and architecturally significant buildings, contributing to the rich tapestry of the Old Town.

In terms of enrollment, Edinburgh stands as the seventh-largest university in the UK, with an impressive 75,000 undergraduate applications annually. Its popularity is underscored by its ranking as the second-most sought-after university in the UK based on the volume of applications. Edinburgh’s commitment to academic excellence is further evident in its eighth-highest average UCAS points among British universities for new entrants in 2020.

Maintaining regal connections, the university has enjoyed ties to the royal family, with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, serving as its chancellor from 1953 to 2010 and Anne, Princess Royal, assuming the role in March 2011.

Edinburgh’s global impact extends to graduate employability, earning the university the 23rd position worldwide and the 4th in the UK in the 2015 Global Employability University Ranking. This recognition is a testament to the university’s commitment to producing graduates sought after by international recruiters.

For prospective students eyeing advanced studies in chemical engineering, the university offers scholarships for those commencing the MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering program in the academic year 2023-2024. This initiative reflects Edinburgh’s dedication to supporting academic excellence and fostering the next generation of leaders in the field.

Details about the Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Edinburgh, UK

Scholarship Value: Up to GBP 1000 towards tuition fee

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: Masters

Host Institution(s): University of Edinburgh, UK

Courses: Chemical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria for the Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship

Candidates are advised to meet the following conditions to be qualified for the Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh:

  • Any nationality of a student may apply for the award.
  • Enrollment in a full-time qualifying course is required of students.
  • Students need to have an offer from the institution for a course that qualifies.

Application Process for Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship

Candidates who meet the requirements should fill out an online scholarship application. Applicants must have submitted an admissions application to the University of Edinburgh to access the scholarship application portal. Please be aware that access may not be given for up to five working days after an application for admission has been submitted, pending the completion of all system checks.

The online scholarship application form can be found in EUCLID and accessible at, the school’s web-based information portal, through MyEd.

You will require your University username and password to access MyEd. Please visit if you need assistance. Please go to apply for admission if you haven’t already. You will then obtain your university username and password.

The Submission Deadline is: July 4, 2024

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