Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences: Dean’s International Excellence Awards - Postgraduate Taught January 24


Key facts

  • Number of scholarships: 285
  • Value: £4,000 - £5,000
  • Opens: 19 March 2023
  • Deadline: 9 January 2024
  • Helps with: Tuition fees
  • Duration: One year


All self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying offer holders with strong academic qualifications are encouraged to apply for a Dean’s International Excellence Award. Please note - you must hold an offer to a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences starting in academic year 2023/24 before your scholarship application will be considered.

These scholarships are worth £4,000 - £5,000 and will be offered to exceptional applicants at postgraduate taught level. 

These awards are offered based on merit and are competitive. They are not guaranteed.


Important things to note

  • Applications are now being accepted and completed application forms should be submitted as early as possible.
  • To be considered for a scholarship an applicant must hold an offer to study a full-time attendance course in the 2023/24 academic year.
  • Scholarships are only open for self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying applicants enrolling on a full-time course. Those who receive full sponsorship from a government office or embassy are not eligible to apply.
  • Online and blended learning programmes are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • Scholarships are competitice and will be awarded on a rolling basis.  Awards may be allocated early in the applications cycle.
  • Students are only eligible for one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2023/2024 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to engage with student ambassador activities during their course of study, such as supporting student recruitment activities and events.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ decision on the awarding of scholarships is final.

Subject eligibility

Education, English, History, Law, Languages, Politics, Psychology, Speech & language therapy, Journalism, Social policy, International relations, Social work

Levels eligibility

Postgraduate Taught

Study modes eligibility

Full Time

Fee Status


Student type


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How to apply

Those eligible will be notified and encouraged to apply as part of their offer of study.

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Contact us

For further information contact:

E: studywithus-hass@strath.ac.uk