Postgraduate scholarships

We offer a variety of postgraduate scholarships to encourage and support ambitious students from all backgrounds, and from around the world, to come and study at the University of Stirling.

Find a postgraduate scholarship to help fund your university study and redefine your career.

Postgraduate International Excellence Scholarship

Tuition fee waiver for the first year of a Masters degree and is open to full-time self-funding students who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

Value

£7,000

Number of awards

150 awards

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

We are offering all UK or Republic of Ireland students with a first-class Honours degree (or equivalent) a £2,000 scholarship to study full-time on any taught Masters course. The award is offered on a pro-rata basis for students who are studying part time.

Value

£2,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

England, Wales, NI, Republic of Ireland, Scotland

EU Postgraduate Scholarship

The EU Postgraduate Scholarship provides a fee discount for EU students studying at the University of Stirling.

Value

40% or £5,000 tuition fee discount depending on your start date

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

International Summer School and Study Abroad Alumni Scholarship

Financial support for the first year of a full-time Masters degree for students who have previously studied at the University of Stirling International Summer School or as part of an international study abroad or exchange programme at the University of Stirling.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

The Data Lab Scholarships

We are offering fully funded places on a selection of on-campus Masters courses in partnership with The Data Lab and the Scottish Funding Council.

Value

Full cost of tuition fee

Number of awards

5

Fee status

Scotland

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships supports talented students from developing Commonwealth countries to undertake postgraduate study at a distance or via online learning.

Value

Covers all course fees

Number of awards

4

Fee status

International (including EU)

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from developing Commonwealth countries, looking to study selected postgraduate Masters courses.

Value

See details

Number of awards

7

Fee status

International (including EU)

UK Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship provides a discount for the first year of a full-time or part-time Masters degree for UK and Republic of Ireland students who have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Stirling.

Value

15% fee waiver

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

England, Wales, NI, Republic of Ireland, Scotland

Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York Scholarship

The Society offers two one-year scholarships available for postgraduate study in the USA (usually at masters’ level).

Value

$35,000

Number of awards

2

Fee status

Scotland

Postgraduate East Asia Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding students who are living in China, Hong Kong (SAR), Japan, Macau, South Korea or Taiwan.

Value

£7,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Ghana Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding students living in Ghana.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate India Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding students living in India.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Indonesia Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding Indonesian nationals, living in Indonesia at the point of application.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Nigeria Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding students living in Nigeria.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Pakistan Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time, on-campus, self-funding students living in Pakistan.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Singapore Institute of Management Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is for the first year of a full-time Masters degree, and is available to international students who have graduated from our partner, Singapore Institute of Management, with a University of Stirling undergraduate degree.

Value

20% tuition fee waiver

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Lingnan University Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded for the first year of a full-time Masters degree and is available to international students who have graduated from our Hong Kong partner, Lingnan University, with a University of Stirling undergraduate degree.

Value

20% tuition fee waiver

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships is the UK government's scholarships programme for international students studying Masters degrees.

Value

See details

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

The Fulbright University of Stirling Award

The University of Stirling and the Fulbright Commission offers funding for postgraduate studies in health, wellbeing or sports science. 

Value

Full tuition fee waiver plus living costs

Number of awards

1

Fee status

International (including EU)

China UK Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full time, on-campus, self-funding applicants who have graduated with a UK Undergraduate degree.

Value

£4,000

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Postgraduate Taught International Partnerships Scholarship

A tuition fee waiver on any full-time on-campus postgraduate taught course at the University of Stirling for eligible international students.

Value

20% tuition fee waiver

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Aziz Foundation Scholarship

The Aziz Scholarships Programme offers 100% tuition fee scholarships to support British Muslims to study for a Masters at partnered UK universities.

Value

100% tuition fee

Number of awards

9

Fee status

England, Wales, NI, Republic of Ireland

Commonwealth Masters Scholarships

The agency-nominated Master’s programme is one of three Master’s programmes offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

Value

See details

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for applicants from least developed countries and fragile states looking for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.

Value

See details

Number of awards

Multiple

Fee status

International (including EU)