From time to time, PhD studentships and postdoctoral positions will be advertised under the news
section of the site. However, there are a number of alternative schemes for which you may apply to fund research activities within the Cockroft group:

If you wish to apply for any of the schemes below, you should contact scott.cockroft@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
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 - limited to 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
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