Scholarships & funding opportunities

Tuition fee reduction of 25% for NHS employees

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is offering a fee reduction of up to 25% to employees of NHS partner agencies who apply to the following programmes in 2022/23:

  • MSc/MEd Autism
  • MSc Child and Youth Care Studies
  • MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy (January entry only)
  • MSc Health History
  • MSc Psychology with a Specialisation in Business/Health (January entry only)
  • MSc Research Methods in Psychology
  • MSc Safety and Risk Management
  • Number of scholarships Limited
  • Value Up to 25% of tuition fees
  • Opens 28 March 2022
  • Deadline 31 August 2022
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration Per year for the duration of the degree


To be eligible for this award applicants must:

  • Be working in a paid or voluntary role at one of our NHS partner organisations at the time of their application.
  • Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September 2022 or January 2023.
  • Hold an unconditional academic offer to the programmes listed above.

Our NHS partners for 2022 entry are: 

  • NHS Lanarkshire Health Board together with the Health & Social Care North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire Health & Social Care Partnership.
  • NHS Golden Jubilee Hospital with the NHS Scotland Academy and the NHS Centre for Sustainable Delivery.

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants must meet all of the above eligibility criteria to be considered for this scholarship.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2022/2023 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria throughout their studies.
  • The number of scholarships available and amount awarded is subject to change.
  • Students receiving discounted tuition fees or scholarships from other partners are not eligible.
  • The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee, subject to academic progression.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to engage with student ambassador activities during their course of study, such as supporting student recruitment activities and events.
  • Students who defer their offer of admission will not be eligible.
  • Students who transfer to a degree outside of the eligible programmes will no longer be eligible to receive a scholarship.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.

How to apply

Those that wish to apply for this scholarship should include this as part of their personal statement.

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