Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for International Students

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Key facts

  • Number of scholarships: Up to 200
  • Value: £5,000- £7,000
  • Opens: 20 December 2023
  • Deadline: 31 July 2024
  • Helps with: Tuition fees
  • Duration: 1 Year

Summary

Scholarships of between £5,000 - £7,000 are available to new international students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2024/2025 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

Please do not submit duplicate scholarship applications as all scholarship application forms submitted will remain under consideration until the deadline of 31 July 2024. 

 

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be a new, international fee-paying student holding an offer of admission for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2024/2025 academic year.
  • Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible. 

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants must meet all of the above eligibility criteria to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified within four weeks of submitting a scholarship application form. Applicants who have not been notified of receiving a scholarship within four weeks of application will remain under consideration for an award until 31 July 2024.
  • As a condition of their scholarship, successful applicants must make their deposit payment by the relevant deadline date below. The Faculty reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship offer if the deposit payment deadline is not met.
    • If the scholarship offer was made on or before 15 March 2024, awardees are required to make the deposit payment by 30 May 2024.
    • If the scholarship offer was made on or before 16 May 2024, awardees are required to make the deposit payment by 31 July 2024.
    • If the scholarship offer was made between 17 May and 31 July 2024, awardees are required to make the deposit payment by 15 August 2024.
  • To receive their scholarship successful applicants must enrol in the 2024/ 2025 academic year, continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria and make the deposit payment by the relevant deadline.
  • The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee. It cannot be used for payment of a deposit.
  • The value of each award will be between £5,000- £7,000. Successful candidates will be selected on their academic performance (current and/ or previously gained), any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience alongside their scholarship application form. 
  • 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 awards are available for on campus study only, online masters degrees are not eligible. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle.
  • The deadline for consideration is 31 July 2024.
  • Students are only eligible to hold one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • The Faculty of Science's decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.

Subject eligibility

Chemistry, Computer science, Mathematics & statistics, Pharmacy & biomedical sciences, Physics, Forensic science, Biochemistry, Biology & biological sciences, Biomedical science, Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology

Levels eligibility

Postgraduate Taught

Study modes eligibility

Full Time

Fee Status

International

Student type

Applicant

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How to apply

A link to the scholarship application form will be included in an applicant’s offer of admission. Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.

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Contact us

For more information email: science-scholarships@strath.ac.uk