Funded places from the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre
Fully funded places on our Aquaculture MSc courses are supported by the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) with funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).
We have 12 fully funded places on the Aquaculture MSc courses for the academic year 2022/23:
Transfer of this scholarship to another course that is not listed above is not permitted. Funding covers tuition fees and a cash alternative is not available. Funding cannot be extended and funded places may not be deferred.
By accepting the Scholarship, the student agrees to undertake an MSc project developed in partnership with a Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre consortium industry member company that is relevant to the Scottish Industry.
If the student does not complete their project with an SAIC partner, they will be required to repay this funding.
Eligibility and availability
The places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and you must meet the Scottish Funding Council residency requirements.
You must be studying an on-campus programme based at the University of Stirling from September 2022.
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
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
- an EU student
- an RUK student
How to 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.