Humanities & Social Sciences: Postgraduate Taught International Scholarships


Key facts

  • Number of scholarships: TBC
  • Value: £4,000 - £5,000
  • Opens: 6 March 2024
  • Deadline: 31 July 2024
  • Helps with: Tuition fees
  • Duration: One year


We have scholarships open to Faculty of Humanities & Social applicants from overseas joining postgraduate taught programmes in academic year 2024/5. All self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying offer-holders are encouraged to apply.

You must hold an offer to a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme starting in academic year 2024/5 before your scholarship application will be considered.

Dean's International Excellence Awards

We have a limited number of Dean’s International Excellence Awards worth between £4,000 and £5,000 available to international postgraduate taught applicants with exceptional results.


Dean's International Excellence Awards

Dean’s International Excellence Awards will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/or previous) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Awards will also be assessed on applicants' potential to make both a significant contribution to the Strathclyde community during their studies and in their chosen profession upon graduation.

The deadline for applying for a scholarship is 31st July 2024 for September 2024 entry

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 2024/25 academic year.
  • Postgraduate taught applicants who wish to be considered must apply by no later than 31st July 2024 for September 2024 entry.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' 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 competitive 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 2024/2025 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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