IAD support & funding

About our current funding schemes.

The Institute for Academic Development runs two funding schemes currently.


Short summaries of each of our schemes. If you have questions about which scheme(s) will best suit your plans, please contact us via the email addresses associated with each scheme.

The Principal’s Teaching Award Scheme (PTAS) provides funding to support learning and teaching enhancement through pedagogical innovation and research.

Funding of up to £1000 for projects that involve meaningful collaboration between University of Edinburgh staff and students.