Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships at University of Edinburgh
The Scottish government
Deadline: 1 June 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2020
The Scottish Government, in partnership with Scottish Higher Education institutions, is offering up to 50 awards to students from selected countries, for 1 year of a taught postgraduate Masters course in selected subjects at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions, which includes the University of Edinburgh.
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. The scholarships target candidates who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers. They should have wide ranging interests outside their studies and a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.
The University of Edinburgh
Level/Field(s) of study:
One-year Masters programme at the University of Edinburgh in subjects related to the following themes:
• Creative industries
• Healthcare and medical sciences
• Renewable and clean energy
Online distance learning courses are not eligible for the scholarship.
Number of Scholarships:
Up to 50 (across all the Scottish Universities)
Nationals of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.
Each scholarship will amount to £8,000 and will be tenable for 1 academic year. The award will be deducted from tuition fees.
The scholarships will be awarded to citizens who are permanently and ordinarily resident in Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan, and the USA, and who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate 1 year Masters programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.
Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer by the scholarship closing date.
Those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Scotland are not eligible.
Further information on the eligibility criteria and application process for the Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships Scheme is available on the Study in Scotland website. The closing date is 1 June 2020.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/postgraduate/international/other-funding/saltire