SAAS Postgraduate Loans

If you have the talent, ability and drive to study for a postgraduate degree at the University of Stirling, we want to ensure that you can make the most of the opportunity, regardless of your financial circumstances. 

SAAS postgraduate loans offer postgraduate students repayable support towards the cost of tuition fees and living costs (for full time students only) and is available to eligible Scotland & EU domiciled students undertaking full and part-time postgraduate study on specific courses.

Value Tuition fee loan: £5,500 (full-time), £2,750 for a maximum of two years (part-time). Living cost loan: £4,500 (full-time only)
Deadline Applications open mid-April - please apply before 30 June 2017 to ensure that your support package is in place prior to you enrolling. SAAS will however accept applications until early in 2018.

If you have the talent, ability and drive to study for a postgraduate degree at the University of Stirling, we want to ensure that you can make the most of the opportunity, regardless of your financial circumstances. 

SAAS postgraduate loans offer postgraduate students repayable support towards the cost of tuition fees and living costs (for full time students only) and is available to eligible Scotland & EU domiciled students undertaking full and part-time postgraduate study on specific courses.

Tuition fee loan

You can apply for a loan to pay your tuition fees of up to £5,500 (£2,750 if you are studying part-time). This loan covers only tuition fees and the loan payment for tuition fees will be made directly to the University of Stirling by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) on your behalf. 

If the postgraduate course you are studying costs more than the £5,500 (or £2,750 part-time), you will need to ensure that you are able to pay the difference yourself.

Living cost loan

Eligible postgraduate students can apply for up to £4,500 for a living-costs loan (for full time students only).

Eligibility

Full details relating to eligibility will shortly be available in the SAAS guide to postgraduate support.
Current students (2016/17) may still be able to apply until 31 March 2017.




How to apply

Students will be eligible to apply to Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for funding around the middle of April 2017 – this will be for courses commencing between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018.   Please apply before 30 June 2017 to ensure that your support package is in place prior to you enrolling.  SAAS will however accept applications until early in 2018.

Students are advised to download the relevant application form from the SAAS website, complete it and return to SAAS along with a copy of your offer of admission letter from the University of Stirling.

Information on the SAAS postgraduate loans will shortly be available from SAAS www.saas.gov.uk

The guidance document and application form can be downloaded here:

SAAS Guide to postgraduate support and application forms

This scholarship was added on 26/06/2013

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