We have launched 15 Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries for 2023 worth £500 each towards postgraduate studies for the upcoming academic year – and every postgraduate student is qualified to apply whatever their subject choice and whether they are studying full time, part-time, online, or through blended learning. And, even if a student has secured other funding for their PG program we are happy to top this up with one of our Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries worth £500!
Edinburgh Napier University is a public university located in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College, the forerunner of the university, was established in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier. The technical college was initiated as a university in 1992 by Lord Douglas-Hamilton, becoming Napier University. The university was renamed Edinburgh Napier University in 2009.
The university is situated around its three main Edinburgh campuses: Merchiston, Craiglockhart, and Sighthill. Edinburgh Napier University has more than 19,500 students, including those on-campus in Scotland and others studying in transnational programs abroad and online.
In 2018 this included almost 9,500 international and EU students, from over 140 nations worldwide Napier Technical College was established in 1964, taking its name from John Napier, who was born in 1550 in the medieval tower house of Merchiston Castle (the site of the University’s Merchiston campus). However, his statue stands in the tower of Merchiston Castle today. An opening ceremony was held on 23 February 1965. It was renamed Napier College of Science and Technology in 1966.
In 1974, it joined with the Sighthill-based Edinburgh College of Commerce to form Napier College of Commerce and Technology, which became a Central Institution in 1985. Then in 1986, the college was renamed Napier Polytechnic and in the same year obtained the former Hydropathic hospital buildings at Craiglockhart.
Moreover, in June 1992, the institution officially became Napier University. At a ceremony witnessed by more than 700 staff and students, Lord James Douglas Hamilton and the then Principal, William Turmeau, unveiled the new University sign at Merchiston. In 1994, Napier University obtained its Craighouse Campus.
The university gained a new Faculty of Health Studies in 1996 through a merger between the Scottish Borders College of Nursing and Lothian College of Health Studies. It became Edinburgh Napier University in February 2009.
Although, Edinburgh Napier has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize twice. Its most recent win came in 2015 when it was recognized for its work in timber engineering, sustainable construction, and wood science. Edinburgh Napier University was previously awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2009 when the award was made for ‘Innovative housing construction for environmental benefit and quality of life. This regarded the contribution made by the University’s Building Performance Centre towards enhancing sound insulation between attached dwellings.
Edinburgh Napier University offers subjects that include engineering, computing, nursing and midwifery, science, business, timber engineering, and transport studies. The university offers a range of creative courses, including film, graphic design, music, acting, publishing, and product design.
Worth of Edinburgh Napier University Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries
- The successful candidates for Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries will receive an award of £500, paid towards fees. Note that the duration of the bursary would be a one-off Bursary for the year of application/award.
Eligibility for Edinburgh Napier University Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries
- The applications for the Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries are open to any students commencing a UK distance learning postgraduate course.
- Each applicant should have applied and received an offer from the university to be qualified for the scholarship.
How to Apply for Edinburgh Napier University Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries
If you are interested in Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries and eligible for the scholarship, click here.
Application Deadline for Edinburgh Napier University Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries
The application deadline for the bursary is September 30, 2023.