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Edinburgh Dumfriesshire Scholarship

This scheme awards financial assistance to secondary school pupils who have been mainly educated in Dumfriesshire and are looking to enter higher education.

Preference may be given to students entering the University of Edinburgh. The award currently stands at £200 per annum for up to four years

Award Criteria

Awards are based on S5 examination results together with a report from the Head teacher of the school.

How to apply

The scheme is open to applicants in March each year and closes in June.

Application forms are also available from the relevant secondary schools.


Applicants will be informed of their success by letter by September of the same year and will receive payment between September and October.

Further information

Page last updated: 30/03/2021
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