Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish Universities announces Saltire Scholarships 2021

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2021 – The Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish Universities invites applications from the Postgraduate Degree students for the Scotland Saltire Scholarships 2021 in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy.


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2021 Important Date

  • Application Deadline: 28th May 2021

Scholarship Benefits

  • Number of scholarships offered – 50 per year
  • A scholarship grant of GBP 8,000 each in favor of the tuition fee of the course applied for

Eligibility Criteria for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2021 

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 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. 

Skills and Experience 

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • An interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university.
  • The aspiration to work and study in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career. 
  • A willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills required to participate in the programme of activities that accompanies the scholarships.

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2021 Application Process

  • 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

Follow the steps to apply 

  • Step 1: Click on the “Apply Now” button below and register.
  • Step 2: Fill in the application form with the required details.
  • Step 3: Submit the application form.

Selection Criteria

  • An interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university
  • An aspiration to work and receive an education in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career path

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website