Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s (CSIC) Built Environment Innovation MSc Fund

Key Facts

Fee status



Postgraduate (taught)


30 Nov 2021

Number of awards

20 across all of Scotland

Value of awards

£6,530 towards fees (with any remaining fee waived by the University)

Your country/region

United Kingdom

This scholarship may be awarded to a UK/EU student on any Masters course whose dissertation is focused on the built environment.

Background information

The Built Environment Innovation MSc Fund is a scholarship programme delivered by the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC). The fund is for UK students and it will cover the cost of your tuition fees up to a value of £6,530. The University will waive any remaining tuition fees.

The purpose of the programme is to prepare graduates for a career in the built environment by aligning student projects and research to the challenges of a modern construction industry. This year’s themes focus on building sustainably, digital transformation, accelerating industrialisation and culture change and skills.

As a successful applicant, you will be asked to work with a built environment industry partner and base your dissertation topic on a real-life built environment industry topic. You will then provide a short case study of your findings.

Eligibility and availability

Candidates should:

  • Be enrolled or apply for a Masters within our partner Universities
  • Be a Scottish student or have lived in Scotland for 4 years or more.
  • Be from any course but with an interest in bringing an innovative solution to the built environment 
  • Have an innovative idea for a research project that can be applied directly with industry
  • Work with an industry partner throughout their Masters, you can have a partner already secured but you don’t have to, we can help with that
  • Be connected to any University in Scotland

Students on the following postgraduate courses at University of Stirling are eligible to apply for the scholarship:



How do I apply?

To apply for the scholarship please go to the CISC website.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the scholarship please contact Kaye Keenan at CISC.