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Saltire Scholarships for Higher Education in UK 2018

Scholarships for Higher Education in UK 2018

Saltire Scholarships in UK 2018 - Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions is offering Saltire Scholarships for students of Canada, India, Pakistan, USA or the People’s Republic of China


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About the Scholarship

  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a Program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Govt. in collaboration with Scottish Universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy
  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are an incredible opportunity to study in a country with world-leading universities and a long tradition of academic excellence
  • Our chosen scholars are people who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers
  • Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Pakistan and USA.


Course Level

  • Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, masters or PhD degree level at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions


Study Subject(s)

  • The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation


List of Subjects

Science, technology, creative industries, financial services, renewable and clean energy


Scholarship Award

  • 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 Program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions


Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for a Saltire Scholarship, candidates must:
  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course before an application can be considered
  • Be a citizen of Canada, India, Pakistan, USA or the People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong also being eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China)
  • 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

Application - How to Apply?

  • The mode of application is online (www.scotland.org)
  • The application process for 2018 opened on and will close at midnight on Sunday 27th May 2018. Successful applicants will hear from their institution in due course
  • As one of our Saltire Scholars, you’ll act as an ambassador not only for the Saltire Scholarships programme, but also for Scotland. You can find out more about these aspects of the scholarship in the requirements page.
  • For further information, please email ScotlandsSaltireScholarships@scotland.gsi.gov.uk


Important Dates

  • The deadline for scholarship applications is Sunday 27 May 2018 midnight (GMT)


Scottish Higher Education Institutions in UK

Cottish Government, St Andrew's House, Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG, Email: info@scotland.org, Website www.scotland.org