General Scholarships

University of Stirling Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

The University of Stirling is offering any UK or European Union student 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 on part-time study.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19 Loans and funding

SAAS Postgraduate Loans

If you have the talent, ability and drive to pursue a Masters at the University of Stirling, we want to ensure 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, and are available to eligible Scottish and EU-domiciled students undertaking full and part-time postgraduate study.

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT Vietnam Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT Vietnam Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to full time, self-funding Vietnamese nationals who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

US Student Loans

The University of Stirling is eligible to certify loan applications for the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).

More information and how to apply

 

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master's degree.

More information and how to apply

 

The Carnegie Trust Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships

Students undertaking an undergraduate degree at a Scottish University, who were born in Scotland, have a parent born in Scotland or who have at least two years of secondary education in Scotland, may apply to the Carnegie Trust for a vacation scholarship.

More information and how to apply

 

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Programme

If you are from one of the Commonwealth countries (not the Commonwealth of Independent States) you may be eligible for this scheme. Awards are usually made for taught postgraduate programmes and research programmes. Scholarships normally cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses for up to three years.

More information and how to apply

 

Palestinian Refugee Fee Waiver

The University of Stirling is offering one Fee Waiver to a Palestinian applicant who holds an offer of a place on any Postgraduate Masters course for entry in 2018/19.

More information and how to apply

 

Syrian Refugee Fee Waiver

The University of Stirling is offering one Fee Waiver to a Syrian applicant who holds an offer of a place on any Postgraduate Masters course for entry in 2018/9.

More information and how to apply

 

The University of Stirling Undergraduate Choice Scholarship (for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse student community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling Undergraduate Choice Scholarship (for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

The University of Stirling Undergraduate Merit Scholarship (for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse student community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling Undergraduate Merit Scholarship (for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

Honours Year Scholarship

For 2018 entry, students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales who successfully progress to their fourth year of study at Stirling will be awarded an Honours Year Scholarship covering the full cost of the tuition fees in their final year.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

The Aviva Scholarship

Set up by Aviva in partnership with 11 universities, the Aviva Scholarship aims to support outstanding students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate education in the UK, and to experience life and culture in the place we call home.

More information and how to apply

 

International Undergraduate Awards

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling International Undergraduate Scholarship.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

INTO University of Stirling JV Progression Scholarships

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the INTO University of Stirling JV Progression Scholarships.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling ISS and Study Abroad Alumni Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling ISS and Study Abroad Alumni PGT Scholarship

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling/Muscat College PGT Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling/Muscat College PGT Scholarship.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling/Lingnan University PGT Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling/Lingnan University PGT Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a 20% tuition fee waiver for international students who have graduated from our valued Hong Kong partner, Lingnan University with a University of Stirling undergraduate degree.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling/Singapore Institute of Management PGT Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling/Singapore Institute of Management PGT Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a 20% tuition fee waiver for international students who have graduated from our valued Singaporean partner, Singapore Institute of Management, with a University of Stirling undergraduate degree.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT Thailand Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT Thailand Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to full time, self-funding Thai nationals who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT Pakistan Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT Pakistan Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to full time, self-funding Pakistani nationals who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT Indonesia Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT Indonesia Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to full time, self-funding Indonesian nationals who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT India Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT India Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to full time, self-funding Indian nationals who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19 Scholarships and funding

Scottish Funding Council Masters Scholarships

In partnership with The Data Lab, the Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund, the University of Stirling will be offering fully funded places on a select range of Masters courses for the 2018/19 academic year. For each place, the full cost of tuition will be covered across a diverse set of courses.

 

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy. 

More information and how to apply

 

Carnegie PhD Scholarships

Established in 1901 under a Trust Deed signed by Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland aims to provide “funds for improving and extending the opportunities for scientific study and research in the Universities of Scotland”.

For over a century, the Trust has funded student fees, scholarships, bursaries and research grants. It operates across all academic disciplines to encourage wider access to higher education and further research in the Scottish universities.

With annual funding of around £2.5 million, the Trust is one of the largest educational grant giving charities in Scotland. 

Each year, the Trust offers a number of PhD scholarships to support graduates with first class Honours undergraduate degrees from a Scottish university, who wish to pursue three years of postgraduate research leading to a PhD at a university in Scotland.

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More information and how to apply

 

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities designed to support students from developing Commonwealth countries to undertake postgraduate study.

The University of Stirling have been allocated 7 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships awards for the 2018-2019 academic year.  

Eligible courses include:

MSc Environmental Management (Conservation)

MSc Financial Technology (Fintech)

MSc International Conflict and Cooperation

MSc Sustainable Aquaculture

 

More information and how to apply

 

Santander Masters Scholarships

Since 2012, Santander Universities has supported over 175 University of Stirling students by providing scholarships, travel grants and internships. The University is proud of our partnership with Santander and is grateful for this support which greatly enhances the Stirling experience for our students.

Up to six Santander Masters Scholarships are available to new University of Stirling students for the 2018-19 academic session. Each scholarship has a value of up to £8,000, tenable for one academic year, which will be awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees payable to the University of Stirling.

More information and how to apply

 

2018/19

University of Stirling PGT International Excellence Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the University of Stirling PGT International Excellence Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a £4,000 tuition fee waiver and is open to all full time, self-funding students who are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

More information and how to apply

 

PhD Loans for English residents (available from 2018)

Applicants will be able to apply for a PhD loan if they are a UK national, ordinarily resident in England, beginning a PhD at any UK university in the 2018-19 academic year.

You must also be aged 59 or under and not already hold qualifications at PhD level.

Loans can be combined with funding from your university or other sources, but not with Research Council funding, NHS funding or other direct Government funding.

More information and how to apply

 

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. It is anticipated that around 200 students across the globe will be successful in their application for a WU Scholarship in 2018.

More information and how to apply

 

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

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

The University of Stirling has the opportunity to award 14 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.  

Eligible courses include:

MSc in Dementia Studies (9 awards)

MSc in Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing (5 awards)

More information and how to apply

 
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