Introduction to Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2021

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy.

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships in UK are an incredible opportunity to study in a country with world-leading universities and a long tradition of academic excellence. Our chosen scholars are people who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers. They have wide-ranging interests outside their studies and a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.

Details of Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships in UK

Who can apply? International Students (Check out the complete list of eligible countries below)

Scholarship offered by? Scottish Government

Host Country: Scotland (UK)

Host Institution(s): The Universities in Scotland

Level of the study: Postgraduate / Master’s / MS / MPhil

Courses/Fields: All the courses offered at the Universities

Scholarship Value: £8000 per year stipend will be awarded to the student.

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Eligibility Criteria for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

To be eligible for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a citizen of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and the USA.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s / Undergraduate degree.
  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course.
  • Not have previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland.
  • Not have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.

Eligible Courses

  • The course must be a postgraduate Masters level course in one of the following subject areas:
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Creative industries
    • Healthcare and medical sciences
    • Renewable and clean energy
  • Courses must be full-time and delivered in Scotland. Online, distance-learning, or courses delivered at a Scottish university campus overseas are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Check out the Specific course/field in the concerned university.

This includes a wide range of subjects across all of Scotland’s universities and higher education institutions.

The list below is intended as a guide to priority subject areas. This list is not exclusive and applications for courses in broader subject areas will be considered. Please check with your institution to see what courses are covered.

Examples of subject areas include:

SCIENCE
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Geology
  • Weather and Climate
  • Plants/Botany
  • Animals/Zoology

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TECHNOLOGY
  • Software
  • Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Information
  • Systems
  • Multimedia
  • Engineering
  • Computers
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
  • Communications, Media and Culture
  • Broadcasting
  • Film
  • Animation
  • Journalism
  • Cultural
  • Publishing
  • New Media Studies
  • Computer Games / Computer Arts
  • Design
  • Graphic
  • Industrial
  • Interior
  • Fashion
HEALTHCARE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Physical and Life Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Health Sciences
  • Biotechnology
CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Biomass / Biofuels
  • Hydro / Solar / Tidal / Wind power

How to apply for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships?

For Scottish Government Scholarships, interested and eligible students can apply by following these simple steps.

  • Step No.1: First directly apply in the below list of Universities to acquire the conditional admission letter.
  • Step No.2: Apply online at Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships portal by filling/submitting the online (by clicking on below Green ColorOnline Apply” button).

List of Eligible Universities offered Saltire Scholarships

  1. Abertay University Click Here
  2. Edinburgh Napier University Click Here
  3. Glasgow Caledonian University Click Here
  4. Glasgow School of Art Click Here
  5. Heriot-Watt University Click Here
  6. Open University Click Here
  7. Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Click Here
  8. Robert Gordon University Click Here
  9. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Click Here
  10. SRUC Scotland’s Rural College Click Here
  11. The University of Edinburgh Click Here
  12. University of Aberdeen Click Here
  13. University of Dundee Click Here
  14. University of Glasgow Click Here
  15. University of St Andrews Click Here
  16. University of Stirling Click Here
  17. University of Strathclyde Click Here
  18. University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Click Here

Deadline of the Scottish Government Scholarships in UK

The Applications will be close on 31st July 2020