Scholarships & funding opportunities

Dean's Global Research Scholarship

These scholarships, for new international applicants and current international students, 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 January 2019
  • Deadline 28 June 2019
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration Each year of study, up to 3 years.

Eligibility

New Applicants (who have not yet commenced their studies)

Following a successful application process via our online portal (academic offer accepted and conditions met) students can apply for the funding if they are self-funded. These scholarships cannot be combined with another university award.

The Graduate School will make the candidate aware of the funding once they have accepted their offer, and their self-funding status is confirmed.

Current International Students

Current international students may apply for funds if:

  • they are self-funded
  • they meet the academic criteria applied to external applicants: 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;

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 2019/20

How to apply

New Students

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.

The Graduate School will make the candidate aware of the funding once they have accepted their offer, and their self-funding status is confirmed.

Candidates should submit a brief statement (200-300 words) to hass-scholarship@strath.ac.uk by the closing date listed below. The statement should explain why they wish to apply for the award and explain their suitability, with reference to the published academic criteria. They should state that their prospective supervisors support their application, and copy the email to their supervisors’ Strathclyde email addresses.

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).

Applications to be submitted by 15 July 2019.

Current International Students

Candidates should submit a brief statement (200-300 words) to hass-scholarship@strath.ac.uk by the closing date stated below. The statement should explain why they wish to apply for the award and explain their suitability, with reference to the published academic criteria.

Candidates should ask their first supervisor to submit a supporting statement (200-300 words) to hass-scholarship@strath.ac.uk by the closing date. The statement should confirm that the candidate has strong research potential as evidenced by their current progress, which must include a recent successful annual or interim review.

For use from 2019/20 onwards (for remaining duration of studies – cannot be backdated.) Applications to be submitted by 15 July 2019.