EU Postgraduate Scholarship

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

Key facts

Fee status

International (including EU)

Your country/region

All EU


Postgraduate (taught)

Number of awards


Value of awards

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


Automatically awarded to all eligible students

The UK Government has confirmed EU students are now classified as International students for tuition fee purposes. At Stirling, we wish to support our EU students who are affected by this change in status through this transition.

For eligible EU students starting their postgraduate taught course with us on campus in January 2024, we will award an automatic 40% tuition fee discount.

For eligible EU students starting their postgraduate taught course with us on campus in September 2024 or January 2025, we will award an automatic £5,000 tuition fee discount.

Eligibility and availability

  • You must be classed as International for tuition fee purposes.
  • You must be ordinarily resident in the EU prior to commencing your studies.
  • Students from the Republic of Ireland will be eligible for our range of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland scholarships.
  • If you are offered more than one University of Stirling award, then the highest value award will be applied. This scholarship can only be combined with the University of Stirling's Sports scholarships.
  • This award is only available to students entering directly into a full-time postgraduate degree programme, delivered at the University’s Stirling campus.

How to apply

Eligible students will automatically be identified as part of the admissions process. No separate application is required for this award.