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2017/18 Scholarships and funding

Scottish Funding Council Masters Scholarships

The University of Stirling is pleased to announce new funding opportunities to support taught postgraduate places during 2017/18.

85
awards available

Full cost of tuition fee

Ready to take your career to the next level?

You could earn a fully funded spot on one of our world-class postgraduate courses.

In partnership with the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre and The Data Lab, the University of Stirling is currently offering up to 85 fully funded places on a select range of Masters Programmes during 2017/18. For each place, the full cost of tuition will be covered across a diverse set of courses.

All of the cutting-edge programmes supported by this funding have been handpicked because they arm graduates with all the skills necessary to impact Scotland's key up-and-coming industries  and each scholarship is supported by a set of inclusive eligibility requirements.

Here's what you could be studying:

Data Lab Innovation Centre28 places
Big Data
Data Science for Business  
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre15 places
Aquatic Food Security
Aquatic Pathobiology
Aquatic Veterinary Studies
Sustainable Aquaculture
Sustainable Aquaculture (Named Degree Outcomes)
Scottish Funding Council42 places
Economics for Business and Policy
Strategic Sustainable Business
International Energy Law and Policy
Environmental Management
Environment, Heritage and Policy
Dementia Studies
Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing

Eligibility

The Scottish Funding Council has attached specific eligibility criteria to the taught postgraduate places at the University of Stirling. These places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union.

You are eligible to apply for a funded place if you are:

  • A permanent resident of Scotland for at least 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (i.e. living in Scotland for a purpose other than studying) OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) residing in your own country for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) exercising your right of free movement anywhere in the UK or the EU and permanently domiciled in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • A non-UK and non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled in Scotland for a purpose other than education for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.

 You are not eligible if you are

  • A Scottish applicant not permanently resident of Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August
  • A UK applicant not permanently resident in Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (e.g. resided in Scotland solely for the purpose of education).
  • An EU applicant not permanently resident in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.
  • A non-UK and non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled outside Scotland
  • A non-UK and non-EU applicant with a limited leave to remain.

 

Availability

  • These scholarships are open only to applicants domiciled in Scotland and the EU.
  • Only students liable for their full tuition fees will be considered for an award.
  • Both full-time and part-time study may be supported.
  • Each course may have its own specific eligibility criteria.

How do I apply?

You don't. So long as you apply for one of the listed postgraduate courses, accept an unconditional offer and meet all eligibility requirements, you will automatically be considered for one of the SFC's 85 Masters Scholarships. Successful candidates will then be notified via email by the University's Admissions Office.

Ready to apply? You can find help here

This scholarship was added on 8 February 2016

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