50% Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarships - EU and International


Key facts

  • Number of scholarships: 6
  • Value: 50% of tuition fees
  • Opens: 1 May 2024
  • Deadline: 31 July 2024
  • Helps with: Tuition fees
  • Duration: One year


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are delighted to introduce a new tuition fee scholarship. The 50% Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarships - EU and International is available to self-funded, international fee-paying offer-holders (includes those classed as EU fee group).

The scholarship entitles the recipient to a discount of 50% on tuition fees.  

You must hold an offer to a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme starting in academic year 2024/5 before your scholarship application will be considered.


50% Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarships - EU and International

To be considered for a 50% Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarships - EU and International, students are required to demonstrate academic excellence (usually a UK first-class undergraduate degree or international equivalent), and the potential both to make a significant contribution to the Strathclyde community during their studies and in their chosen profession upon graduation (assessed by information provided in the scholarship application form).

Other postgraduate taught scholarships are available, for more information, search for scholarships on the Strathclyde University website.

The deadline for applying for a scholarship is 31st July 2024 for September 2024 entry

Important things to note

  • Applications are now being accepted and completed application forms should be submitted as early as possible.
  • To be considered for a scholarship an applicant must hold an offer to study a full-time attendance course in the 2024/25 academic year.
  • Postgraduate taught applicants who wish to be considered must apply by no later than 31st July 2024 for September 2024 entry.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' scholarships are only open for self-funded, international fee-paying applicants enrolling on a full-time course. Those who receive full sponsorship from a government office or embassy are not eligible to apply.
  • Online and blended learning programmes are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • Scholarships are competitive and will be awarded on a rolling basis.  Awards may be allocated early in the applications cycle.
  • Students are only eligible for one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2024/2025 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to engage with student ambassador activities during their course of study, such as supporting student recruitment activities and events.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ decision on the awarding of scholarships is final.

Subject eligibility

Education, English, History, Law, Languages, Politics, Psychology, Speech & language therapy, Journalism, Social policy, International relations, Social work

Levels eligibility

Postgraduate Taught

Study modes eligibility

Full Time

Fee Status


Student type


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How to apply

Those eligible will be notified and encouraged to apply as part of their offer of study.

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Contact us

For further information contact:

E: studywithus-hass@strath.ac.uk