Scholarships & funding opportunities

Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship (FEES)

We have number of scholarships available for new self-funded, international (non-EU) fee paying students with excellent academic qualifications.

The scholarships are available if you've applied for a relevant course. You must also start your studies from September 2019, or later on in the 2019-20 academic year. Please note that students applying for the MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement with a January 2019 start date are also eligible to apply.

  • Value Up to £4,000
  • Opens 15 November 2018
  • Deadline 11 August 2019
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration One year


If you're applying for an undergraduate course or a postgraduate research degree, you'll receive up to £4,000 for your first year of study and an additional £1,500 for each subsequent year.

Postgraduate Taught students will receive up to £3,000 towards their tuition fees.

The scholarship is available for application to all self-funded, new international (non-EU) fee paying students holding an offer of study for the University of Strathclyde.

You must start your full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme at Strathclyde in the coming academic year (2019-20), unless starting on the MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement which has a January 2019 start. Postgraduate research students can start at any time throughout the year. 


We look for an average of 75% + (or equivalent) in your high school grades to be considered. 

Postgraduate Taught

You'll need a minimum of a 2:1 (or equivalent) in your undergraduate degree to be considered.

Important things to note

  • The application process is now open. Completed application forms should be submitted as early as possible
  • You can only apply for a scholarship once you've applied for a place on a full-time course through the University of Strathclyde’s admission process and have been offered either a conditional or unconditional place
  • The Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship is only eligible for new self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying students enrolling on a full-time course.  Please note that students who receive sponsorship from a government office or embassy are not eligible to apply for this scholarship
  • Students are only eligible for one scholarship per academic year. 
  • Students who do not meet any of the required criteria in this announcement will automatically not be considered

Further Information

Key details


Undergraduate applicants will receive a scholarship of up to £4,000 (depending on tuition fees) towards tuition fees for the first year of their undergraduate course. Eligible students will receive a further £1,500 scholarship for each subsequent year of study.

Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Taught MSc applicants will receive up to £3,000 towards course tuition fees.

Postgraduate Research

A number of scholarships of up to £4,000 towards course tuition fees for the first year of a full-time PhD are available. Eligible postgraduate research students will receive a further £1,500 scholarship for each subsequent year of study.

How to apply

Please complete the Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship application form and send your completed application back to us by email or post:



Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Engineering Faculty Office
JW603, James Weir Building
University of Strathclyde
75 Montrose Street
G1 1XJ
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Your application 

You should write no more than 500 words on why you should receive a Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship. Application forms and relevant academic transcripts should be returned as early as possible to

The application process

Step 1

Apply for the engineering course of your choice 

Step 2

Receive your offer letter for your course

Step 3

Apply for this scholarship

Step 4

If you're successful, you'll receive your scholarship offer letter via email.