Scholarships & funding opportunities

Dean's Global Research Scholarship: Humanities & Social Sciences

These scholarships, for new international applicants, will help to cover the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU postgraduate research student, and that chargeable to an overseas postgraduate research student. The awards will apply for each year of study up to 3 years.

  • Number of scholarships 10
  • Value £6,250
  • Opens 28 October 2019
  • Deadline 30 March 2020
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration Each year of study, up to 3 years

Eligibility

New International Applicants (who have not yet commenced their studies)

Following a successful application process via our online portal (academic offer accepted and conditions met) self-funded students can apply for the scholarship. “Dean’s Global Research Award” should be noted on the funding section of the application form.

  • Candidates should be self-funded.
  • This award cannot be combined with another university award.
  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record - preferred first-class degree (students with a 2.1 or equivalent in their undergraduate degree may apply), and/or a master’s degree with distinction, and/or evidence of equivalent achievement – and;
  • Strong research potential (evidenced by the research proposal and academic references).

Project Details

The Dean’s Global Research Scholarships will help to cover the difference between the tuition fee for UK/EU postgraduate research students, and that chargeable to an overseas postgraduate research students. The award will apply for each year of study up to 3 years.

Value: £6,250 per year (3 years in total)

Number of Scholarships: 10 for 2020/21

How to apply

Following a successful application process via our online portal (academic offer accepted) students can apply for the funding if they are self-funded. These scholarships cannot be combined with another university award. Candidates should state that they wish to apply for the award by stating “Dean’s Global Research Award” on the funding section of the application form.

Candidates should then submit a brief statement (200-300 words) to hass-scholarships@strath.ac.uk by the closing date listed above. The statement should explain why they wish to apply for the award and explain their suitability, with reference to the published academic criteria. The candidate needs to obtain a supporting statement from their prospective supervisors which should also be submitted to hass-scholarships@strath.ac.uk

Academic criteria:

  • An excellent academic record: preferred first-class degree (students with a 2.1 or equivalent in their undergraduate degree may apply), and/or a master’s degree with distinction, and/or evidence of equivalent achievement;
  • Strong research potential (evidenced by the research proposal and academic references).