Programs

Luksic Scholarship at the Edinburgh Futures Institute, University of Edinburgh

Full scholarship for Chileans accepted onto the Master of Science in Circular Economy or into the Master of Science in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Eligibility

Chileans accepted onto the Master of Science in Circular Economy or into the Master of Science in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics

About the Program

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are closed. Applications for the 2025-2026 academic year will open in September. This page will updated accordingly. To access the Luksic Scholarship, candidates must apply to the Master’s program first and then the Luksic Scholarship. Prepare your application using the links below:

Application process for the MSc in Circular Economy
Application process for the MSc in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics

Application process for the Luksic Scholarship

The 2024 information session is available via YouTube. 

The Luksic Scholarship at the Edinburgh Futures Institute of the University of Edinburgh has been established to support the development of skilled leaders in the areas of Circular Economy and Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics, aiming to equip professionals with the skills to be able to create change within their communities and professional environments.

The Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI) represents one of the most significant opportunities to contribute to the evolution of higher education in the 21st century. It’s focused on tackling today’s increasingly complex issues by bringing people and disciplines together to spark the unexpected and make better futures possible.

A total of 3 Scholarships are available each year for Chilean candidates who are accepted into any of the following 1-year full-time Master’s programs at the Edinburgh Futures Institute at the University of Edinburgh:

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Circular Economy (Full-time, on-campus)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics (Full-time, on-campus)

Program Duration: 1 year.

Program Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Program Application Dates: Individuals who wish to apply to either the Master of Science (MSc) in Circular Economy or the Master of Science (MSc) in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics (fusion onsite) and plan to request financial aid, must apply directly to the University of Edinburgh via their application process.

Applications for the 2025-2026 academic year will open in September. To access the Luksic Scholarship, candidates must apply to the Master’s program first and then the Luksic Scholarship. Prepare your application using the links below:

Application process for the MSc in Circular Economy
Application process for the MSc in Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics

Application process for the Luksic Scholarship

Program Applicant Characteristics and Eligibility: Please refer to the application process links above as the University manages the admissions and selection processes for the MSc (Masters of Science) programs.

Scholarship Eligibility: Chilean citizens or Chilean permanent residents domiciled in Chile. Please note, that applicants holding dual nationality with a nation that allows them to pay local fees would not meet the eligibility criteria.

Scholarship Coverage: The Luksic Scholarship is a comprehensive funding package that provides full tuition coverage and a stipend based on a cost of living analysis to cover living expenses for the entire program duration. It also includes a one-off payment once Scholars register for their classes at the University of Edinburgh to retroactively cover the costs involved in arriving and installing themselves in Edinburgh (i.e. flight costs, accommodation deposits, etc.). More information can be found here.

These scholarships are for full-time, on-campus study only. The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit, however, the Institute will also consider whether the candidate can demonstrate some or all of the following:

  • interest in the social sector in Chile
  • evidence of work experience either in the public sector or in a role with a strong social impact
  • is the first in their family to attend university
  • is from a region outside of Santiago.

Contact information: If you have any questions about admissions requirements or the application process, please contact the admissions team at the Edinburgh Futures Institute at [email protected].

The admission, selection, and funding allocation processes are carried out exclusively by the Edinburgh Futures Institute at the University of Edinburgh.

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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