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Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

Key Facts

Fee status

RUK, European, Scottish


Postgraduate (taught)


Number of Awards


Value of Awards

£2,000 for full-time and pro rata for part-time study



Background information

Our Postgraduate Merit Scholarship is available to Postgraduate students from the UK or European Union who have received a First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) and are studying on an eligible course.

The scholarship has a value of £2,000, which is paid in two instalments at the end of each semester. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility and availability

  • Available to any UK or European Union student with a First Class Honours degree (or equivalent). 
  • Not available to students studying postgraduate certificates, diplomas or modules.
  • Only available to self-funded students paying tuition fees to the University of Stirling. MSc Sport NutritionMSc Housing (Dissertation only) and MSc Social Work Studies are not eligible for the merit scholarship.

How do I apply?

Your eligibility will be automatically identified after enrolment. We'll then contact you and ask you to send a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcript to

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