Scholarship of the month: Saltire Scholarship

This month’s scholarship is for international students wishing to study for a postgraduate degree in Scotland

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Seeta Bhardwa

Student content editor
May 11 2021


The Saltire Scholarships are a Scottish government funding scheme for international students who wish to pursue a master’s degree in Scotland.

The scheme offers up to 50 awards of up to £8,000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full-time study on a postgraduate master’s programme at any university in Scotland.

The scholarship is open to students from Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan and the US.

The scheme is targeted at those who are studying within the disciplines of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences and renewable and clean energy. Students must have either a conditional or an unconditional offer from a Scottish university to be eligible.

The scholarships are now also available for students who are studying from home.

The closing date for applications is 28 May 2021 and more information on the scholarship can be found here.

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