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Scotland's Saltire Scholarships 2021 for International Students

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Scotland's Saltire Scholarships 2021

Scholarship Description:

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships is a programme initiated by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish Universities. This scholarship was created to sponsor citizens of certain countries to study in Scotland.

The scholarships are designed for students with the aspiration to become influential leaders and who have amazing goals outside their studies, as well as a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.


Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Host Institution(s):

Scotland’ Universities

Host Country:

Scotland

Eligibility Countries:  

Scotland’s Saltire’s Scholarship would be only available to nationals of the following countries; China (including Hong Kong), India, Canada, Japan, Pakistan, and USA.

Frequency:

Annual

Study Level:

Masters

Field of Study:

Scholarships are available in the following areas/ field of studies; science technology creative industries healthcare and medical sciences and, renewable and clean energy.

Examples of subject areas include;

Science

·        Earth Sciences

·        Environment

·        Energy

·        Geology

·        Weather and Climate

·        Plants/Botany

·        Animals/Zoology

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 / Bio fuels

·        Hydro / Solar / Tidal / Wind power

Value of Scholarship:

The Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is worth £8 000 to be used towards tuition fees for the duration of 1 year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters programme.

Number of Awards:

50

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria;

·        Must be offered admission (whether conditionally or unconditionally) at Scottish university on an eligible course that will be delivered physically in Scotland or via distance online learning or via combination of both

·        Must be a citizen of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), Japan, USA, Pakistan and Indian.

·        Must be able to demonstrate the ability to meet the costs of living in Scotland (where this is applicable) and the remaining tuition fees.

·        Must not have studied in Scotland before

·        Must not have been awarded the Saltire Scholarships before

·        Should be able to meet the language requirements of the course.

In addition;

·        Applicants must show an interest in studying in Scotland and/ or a particular university in Scotland and must aspire to contribute in a global context and take position of leadership in their career.

·        Applicants must also show the willingness and important interpersonal and communication skills required to participate in the programme of activities that comes with the scholarships.

Application Process:

It is necessary applicants have a conditional or unconditional admission offer at a Scotland’s higher education institutions on an eligible course. Next applicants would submit an application form online and should include your unique reference number you must have received in the offer letter from your Scottish University.

Official Website:

Be sure to visit the official scholarship websites; https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships for more details

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