Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

“Description in brief:

The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities, is offering Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships to citizens of select countries who wish to pursue full-time Masters degrees in science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy at Scottish universities.

The scholarships are aimed at students who want to be influential leaders and have a diverse set of interests outside of their studies, as well as a desire to enhance their personal and academic experience in Scotland.

Institution(s) hosting:

Higher education institutes in Scotland

Study Level/Field(s):

Scottish universities provide master’s degrees in science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, or renewable and clean energy. Courses taken online are qualified.

Scholarships awarded:

Up to 50

Group to target:

Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and the United States of America.

Scholarship worth/benefits:

Each scholarship is worth £8000 and will be used to tuition costs for one year of full-time study on a postgraduate Masters program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

Any other expenditures and expenses are the student’s responsibility.


Candidates must:

• Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on an appropriate degree at a Scottish institution, either in person or via distance online learning, or a mix of both.
• Be a citizen of Canada, India, Japan, the United States of America, Pakistan, or China (Hong Kong citizens are also eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China)
• Be able to show that they can afford to pay for living expenses in Scotland as well as the remaining tuition payments.
• You have never studied in Scotland before.
• Have never received a Saltire Scholarship before.
• Comply with the course’s linguistic requirements.
• Fill out an application and submit it before the deadline of May 31, 2022.

Applicants must show a desire to study in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university, as well as a desire to work and study in a global setting and hold a leadership position in their chosen field. They must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in the scholarship program’s activities as well as the essential interpersonal and communication abilities.

Instructions for applying:

Candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on an appropriate course at a Scottish institution in order to apply for a Saltire Scholarship. The scholarship application form must be completed online and contain your unique reference number, which you should have received in your Scottish university’s offer letter. The deadline is May 31, 2022, at midnight (BST).

For further information on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below).


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