Scholarships & funding opportunities

Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for International Students

Up to 100 scholarships of between £2,000 - £5,000 are available to new international students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2020/2021 academic year.

Applicants will automatically be considered for a scholarship using the information contained in their application for admission. No separate scholarship application is necessary.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate in their application for admission excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

  • Number of scholarships Up to 100
  • Value £2000- £5000
  • Opens 7 December 2019
  • Deadline 31 July 2020
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration 1 Year

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be a new, international (non-EU) fee-paying student holding an offer of admission for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2020/2021 academic year.
  • Hold, or be on track, to receive a minimum of an upper second-class undergraduate degree (or international equivalent).
  • Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible. 

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants must meet all of the above eligibility criteria to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified within four weeks of receiving their offer of admission.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2020/ 2021 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria.
  • The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee. It cannot be used for payment of a deposit.
  • The value of each award will be between £2,000 and £5,000. Successful candidates will be selected on their academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience. The allocation and value of awards will be based on the Faculty of Science’s strategic priorities.
  • 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 awards are available for on campus study only, online masters degrees are not eligible. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle.
  • The deadline for consideration is 31 July 2020.
  • Students are only eligible to hold one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • The Faculty of Science's decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.

How to apply

Applicants will automatically be considered for a scholarship using the information contained in their application for admission. No separate scholarship application is necessary.