Scholarships & funding opportunities

Mac Robertson Travelling Scholarship

The University of Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow jointly offer the Mac Robertson Scholarship to provide funding for postgraduate research students who are currently fully registered at the University of Strathclyde or University of Glasgow to undertake a course of study lasting between 2 months - 1 year at a centre of advanced study preferably, although not necessarily, out with the UK. The aim of the funding is to enrich and further the award-holder's academic experience and research achievements.

  • Number of scholarships 5
  • Value max £4000
  • Opens 1 March 2019
  • Deadline 3 May 2019
  • Help with Study abroad costs


Open to all postgraduate research students (PhD, MSc, MRes or MPhil) from any discipline currently registered at the University of Glasgow or University of Strathclyde.

Further Information

This award does NOT cover conference travel, tuition fees or routine living expenses (other than those incurred on placement); equipment purchases; research or training integral to the completion of the applicant’s ongoing research project.

Contact us

Further information about the Mac Robertson Travel Scholarship is available from the University of Glasgow's PGR Service -