Scholarships & funding opportunities

Data Lab Scholarships for MSc Data Analytics, MSc Business Analysis and Consulting & MSc Financial Technology

With generous funding from the Data Lab, we have 12 scholarships towards tuition fees for the MSc Data Analytics, MSc Business Analysis and Consulting and MSc Financial Technology 2018 entry (full-time only).

Applications are open to Scottish and EU students only, and each scholarship will cover the full tuition fee. The application deadline is 1st June 2018.

  • Number of scholarships 12
  • Value Full tuition fee
  • Opens 6 April 2018
  • Deadline 1 June 2018
  • Help with Tuition fees


You're expected to have (or near completion of) an Upper Second Class Honours (undergraduate) degree, or equivalent (a minimum 3.2 GPA in a 4.0 GPA system, or a minimum 85% average, or a minimum average of B+ in a letter system).

Final year undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

Candidates interested in applying for these prestigious scholarships are required to provide a brief statement (up to 300 words) which should clearly articulate their interest in the growing area of data science and analytics and their reasons for applying for the scholarship.

Applicants must have an offer of a place on the programme.

  • MSc BAC students are required to take the MS980 Business Analytics elective module.
  • Strictly Scottish/EU students only.
  • Attendance at Data Lab Events expected.

Further Information

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Please note

Please be advised that this scholarship is administered by Data Lab. If you're successful in your application then some information will be shared with Data Lab. This is a condition of scholarship. Your contact details i.e. name and University email address will be provided by the University toData Lab, for the purposes of administering the MSc course. The ESF Participant Form which you must complete advises that your data will be used by the University for ‘reporting and monitoring purposes and shared with relevant agencies.’ The ‘relevant agencies’ in this instance are Data Lab and the Scottish Funding Council.