Scholarships & funding opportunities

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni Scholarship

Strathclyde undergraduate alumni can receive a scholarship of 15% or 20* off full-time postgraduate programme fees.


  • Number of scholarships 125
  • Value Up to 20% tuition fee scholarship
  • Opens 26 January 2021
  • Deadline 31 August 2021
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration 1 year


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni Scholarship is open to all Strathclyde undergraduate alumni that undertake a full-time postgraduate taught course in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.*

The level of scholarship you are entitled to is dependent on the fees listed for your programme of study. 

Programmes with fees up to £7,700 are entitled to a scholarship of 15% off full-time fees.

Programmes with fees over £7,700 are entitled to a scholarship of 20% off full-time fees.


Terms and conditions

  • The LLB Graduate entry and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice applicants are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2021/2022 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 from partner universities are not eligible.
  • The value of each scholarship is outlined above. The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee, subject to academic progression.
  • Students who have an offer of study for a postgraduate taught course in the Faculty of Humanities and 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.
  • 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 out with the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 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.
  • Students are only eligible to hold one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.
  • *Graduates from Glasgow Caledonian University applying for the MSc Health History are eligible for this scholarship.