Scholarships & funding opportunities

Faculty of Science Scholarship for Online Masters Students

Scholarships of £1,500 are available to new students joining one of our online programmes in the 2022/2023 academic year.

-MSc Applied Statistics

-MSc Applied Statistics in Health Sciences

-MSc Applied Statistics in Finance

-MSc Applied Statistics with Data Science

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate 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 £1,500
  • Opens 1 December 2021
  • Deadline 31 July 2022
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration 3 years

Eligibility

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

  • Be a new student holding an offer of admission for an online MSc in the Faculty of Science for the 2022/2023 academic year.
  • 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 Online Masters Scholarship.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified within four weeks of submitting a scholarship application form.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in year one of an online masters degree in the 2022/ 2023 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria throughout their studies.
  • Online masters degrees in the Faculty of Science are studied part-time over three years. The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee as a £500 award in each of the three years of study, subject to academic progression.
  • Successful candidates will be selected on their academic performance (current and/ or previously gained), any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience alongside their scholarship application form.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to engage with online student ambassador activities during their course of study, such as supporting online student recruitment activities. 
  • The awards are available for an online masters only, on campus masters degrees are not eligible.
  • Students who defer their offer of admission will not be 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 2022.
  • 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

To apply for a scholarship you must be a new student holding an offer of admission for a Faculty of Science Masters programme for 22/23 academic year. 

You will be sent a link to the application form to complete either by email or in your offer letter.