About the Scottish Government – Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships:
The Scottish Government – Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is an annual full tuition scholarship of the Scottish Government. It is awarded to high-performing International students who wish to further advance the education in any of the participating Scottish university. The scholarship is though open for Selected Countries .
The award allows Postgraduate, Masters level programm(s) in the field of Medical Sciences, Computer Science, Communication, Media Studies, Cultures, Broadcasting, Film, Animation, Journalism, Publishing, Computer Games, Computer Graphics, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Designing, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Management, Environment, Energy, Geology, Weather, Climate, Botany, Zoology, Software, Engineering, Bioinformatics, Information Systems, Multimedia, Renewable Energy, Creative Industries, Science, Technology, Healthcare, Earth Sciences, Co Physics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Health Sciences, Biotechnology, Hydro Power, Tidal Power, Solar Power.
The participating Universities include University of St Andrews, Open University UK, Queen Margaret University(QMU), Robert Gordon University, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, University of Edinburgh, University of Aberdeen, Abertay University, Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow School of Art, Heriot-Watt University, University of Dundee, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling, University of Strathclyde, University of the West of Scotland, University of the Highlands and Islands.
Online distance learning courses are not eligible for the scholarship.
The Scottish Government award offers up to 50 awards, each worth £8000, towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters Programme at any of Scottish institution of higher education.
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a Programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy.
Scottish Government – Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships UK 2021-2022 is available to undertake Postgraduate, Masters level programs at University of St Andrews, Abertay University, Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow School of Art, Heriot-Watt University, Open University UK, Queen Margaret University(QMU), Robert Gordon University, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, University of Edinburgh, University of Aberdeen, University of Dundee, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling, University of Strathclyde, University of the West of Scotland, University of the Highlands and Islands.
- The scholarship is open for students wishing to study the under-listed subjects:
- Medical Sciences
- Renewable Energy
- Interior Design
- Fashion Design
- Fashion Designing
- Fashion Marketing
- Fashion Management
- Life Sciences
- Information Systems
- Computer Science
- Media Studies
- Creative Industries
- Earth Sciences
- Computer Games
- Computer Graphics
- Health Sciences
- Hydro Power
- Tidal Power
- Solar Power
For the Masters category, the courses allowed must be:
- Healthcare and medical sciences
- Renewable and clean energy
- Creative industries
- Scholarship Eligibility:
- Interested applicant must:
- Be an international student
- be a citizen of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA
- Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course.
- Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
- Not have previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland.
- Not have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.
- Meet the language requirements of the course.
- Complete an application form and submit it by the closing date.
An interested candidate who has met all the criteria listed above is strongly advised to apply.
Scholarship Deadline: 28th, May 2021.