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2018/19 Scholarships and funding

Scottish Funding Council Masters Scholarships

The University of Stirling is pleased to announce new funding opportunities to support taught postgraduate places during 2018/19.

To be announced
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Full cost of tuition fee

Ready to take your career to the next level?

You could earn a fully funded spot on one of our world-class postgraduate courses.

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.

All of the cutting-edge programmes supported by this funding have been handpicked because they arm graduates with all the skills necessary to impact Scotland's key up-and-coming industries  and each scholarship is supported by a set of inclusive eligibility requirements.

 

Here's what you could be studying:

 

Scottish Funding Council 

MSc Economics for Business and Policy

MSc Strategic Sustainable Business

MSc International Energy Law and Policy

MSc Environmental Management

MSc Environment, Heritage and Policy

MSc Dementia Studies (online)

MSc Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing (online)

MSc Digital Media and Society

MSc International Journalism

 

The Data Lab, the Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund

32 places

MSc Big Data

MSc Fintech

MSc Mathematics for Data Science

 

MSc Data Science for Business

 

 

Eligibility

The Scottish Funding Council has attached specific eligibility criteria to the taught postgraduate places at the University of Stirling. These places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union.

You are eligible to apply for a funded place if you are:

  • A permanent resident of Scotland for at least three years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (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 on 1 August 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 on 1 August 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 on 1 August

 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 on 1 August
  • A UK applicant not permanently resident in Scotland for three years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (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 on 1 August
  • 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?

You don't. So long as you apply for one of the listed postgraduate courses, accept an unconditional offer and meet all eligibility requirements, you will automatically be considered for one of the SFC's Masters Scholarships. Successful candidates will then be notified via email by the University's Admissions Office.

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This scholarship was added on 8 February 2016

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