Scholarships & funding opportunities

Dean's International Excellence Award - Education: Humanities and Social Sciences

To recognise academic achievement, the Dean's International Excellence Award - Education awards international students a merit-based scholarship of £4,000 for entry onto a full-time postgraduate programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This is available for the MSc TESOL & Intercultural Communication and MSc Education Studies programmes, commencing in January 2021.

  • Value £4,000
  • Opens 1 October 2020
  • Deadline 30 November 2020
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration One year


In order to be deemed eligible for a Dean's International Excellence Award - Education, candidates must:

  • Be available to commence academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in January 2021.
  • Have an offer of study for a full-time, postgraduate, Humanities and Social Sciences programme in either MSc TESOL & Intercultural Communication or MSc Education Studies at the University of Strathclyde.
  • Register as an international, fee-paying student.

Some scholarships have restrictions on other funding you can accept. This means that you have to decide which scholarship to accept. For any University of Strathclyde award you are successful in applying for, you will receive the higher value award only.

Further Information

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers all international students an automatic merit-based scholarship of £4,000 for postgraduate applicants towards the tuition fee of a full-time programme on either MSc TESOL & Intercultural Communication or MSc Education Studies.

Students receiving discounted tuition fees from partner universities are not eligible.

How to apply

Students who have an offer of study for a postgraduate course in either MSc TESOL & Intercultural Communication or MSc Education Studies in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences will be notified if they qualify for the award. Once the tuition fee deposit has been paid, students will receive a scholarship letter confirming the award and the amount of the award. The letter can be used to confirm fees due as part of the Tier 4 Student Visa application.