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Macqueen Scholarship For Postgraduates At The University Of Edinburgh, UK


Applications are now being accepted for the esteemed Macqueen Scholarship, which is kindly supported by the Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust. With this scholarship, postgraduate social work research aimed at comprehending the experiences of single caregivers in one-parent households will be furthered. Enhance the quality of life for individuals who are essential to our communities by supporting innovative social work research.


  • The award covers: The award is made for 3 years for full time students or 6 years pro-rata for part-time students. This award has been made possible by a generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust. Ms Macqueen played a leading role in bringing the struggles of single-parent families to the attention of the public and policy and law-makers.  The generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust will fund two Postgraduate Research Social Work scholarships for students whose research focuses on one-parent families.

  • Full tuition fees (UK, EU or Overseas level)

  • The stipend will be set to the UKRI level for 2024/25. For reference, the UKRI level for 2023/24 is currently £18,622 for full-time students, or the pro rata equivalent for part-time students.

  • a £750 annual research grant


  1. Application for admission to the Ph.D. program in social work (must be submitted no later than five business days before the deadline for scholarships).

  2. Application for the Macqueen PhD Scholarship.

Deadline: March 21, 2024

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