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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for Postgraduate Students 2021

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for Postgraduate Students 2021: You can take this chance to study in a country with leading world-class universities and a long tradition of academic excellence. Applications are currently welcomed from international students with academic excellent to be considered for Scotland Saltire Scholarship 2021.

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are 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.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish Universities

Scholarship to be taken at:  Scottish Universities

Scholarship level:  Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Scholarship Worth:  £8000, towards tuition fees

Number of Award:   50

Subject Eligibility:  See eligible courses (below)

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International Students

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The scheme 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 Scotland’s higher education institutions.  Our chosen scholars are people who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers. They have wide ranging interests outside their studies and a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for Postgraduate Students 2021 are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria;

  • Applicants must be International Students.
  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course that will be delivered physically in Scotland or via distance online learning or via a combination of both.
  • Be a citizen of Canada, India, Japan, USA, Pakistan or China (Hong Kong citizens are also eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China).
  • Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland (where this is applicable) and the remaining tuition fees.
  • Not have previously studied 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 of 28 May 2021.

Eligible Courses: 

The course must be a postgraduate Masters level course in one of the following subject areas

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Creative industries
  • Healthcare and medical sciences
  • Renewable and clean energy

Scholarship Benefits

The following benefits will be awarded to the successful candidates for the scholarship

  • The award is £8000, towards tuition fees
  • The scheme offers up to 50 awards

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply:  Interested applicants for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are can proceed complete the scholarship application form after reading the eligibility rules and FAQs.  In order to apply for a Saltire Scholarship candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course.

Application Deadline:  May 28, 2021

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