Funded Places from the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

Key Facts

Fee status

European Union, Scotland

Level

Postgraduate (taught)

Number of awards

13

Value of awards

Tuition fees

Your country/region

All EU, Scotland

We are pleased to confirm that we have 13 fully funded places on the Aquaculture MSc courses for the academic year 2020/21. These places are supported by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) with funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).

Background information

We have 13 fully funded places on the Aquaculture MSc courses for the academic year 2020/21:

These place are supported by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) with funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).

Funding covers tuition fees and a cash alternative is not available. Funding cannot be extended and funded places may not be deferred.

Eligibility and availability

The places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union. You  must be studying an on-campus programme based at the University of Stirling from October 2020.

You are eligible for a funded place if you are:

  • a permanent resident of Scotland for at least three years prior to the start of the programme (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 three years prior to the start of the programme 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 three years prior to the start of the programme 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 three years prior to the start of the programme

 You are not eligible if you are:

  • a Scottish applicant not permanently resident of Scotland for three years prior to the start of the programme
  • a UK applicant not permanently resident in Scotland for three years prior to the start of the programme (e.g. resided in Scotland solely for the purpose of education)
  • an EU applicant not permanently resident in the EU for three years prior to the start of the programme
  • 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

How do I apply?

Applicants do not need to apply for the funding. The places are awarded on a first come first serve basis for anyone who applies for one of our Masters courses in Aquaculture and meets the eligibility criteria.