Scholarships & funding opportunities

Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for International Students - January intake

Scholarships of between £2,000 - £4,000 are available to new international students joining the MSc Advanced Computer Science or MSc Advanced Software Engineering in the Faculty of Science commencing January 2021.

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.

  • Value £2000- £4000
  • Opens 2 October 2020
  • Deadline 15 December 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 of a full-time place in MSc Advanced Computer Science or MSc Advanced Software Engineering in the Faculty of Science commencing January 2021.
  • 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 , start date January 2021 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 £4,000. 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. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle.
  • The deadline for consideration is 15 December 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.