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DataLab Scholarships

Key Facts

Fee status

European Union, Scotland

Level

Postgraduate (taught)

Number of awards

36

Value of awards

Full cost of tuition fee

Your country/region

All EU, Scotland

The University of Stirling is offering fully funded places on a selection of Masters courses in partnership with the DataLab, the Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund/Developing Scotland's Workforce (DSW) programme.

Background information

The DataLab is Scotland's innovation centre for data and artificial intelligence and has a mission to maximise the value that Scotland gets from data. It facilitates partnerships between industry and academia, supporting data science and artificial intelligence projects as well as funding and running first class, education programmes. 

These scholarships are available to students studying on one of the following postgraduate masters courses at the University of Stirling:

Each scholarship covers tuition fees up to £6,000; if the fee for your chosen course is higher, the University will cover the remaining cost of the tuition fee.

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?

Eligible applicants must complete a funding application form and upload it to their applicant portal in line with the guidance which is outlined on the form.

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