Ronald Miller Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has achieved an unconditional place at the University of Stirling to study MSc Sustainable Aquaculture.

Key facts

Fee status

England, Wales, NI, Republic of Ireland, Scotland

Your country/region

England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales


Postgraduate (taught)

Number of awards


Value of awards



31 Jul 2024

The Ronald Miller Postgraduate Scholarship was established by the Trustees of the Miller Foundation, in memory of Mr Ronald Miller of Motherwell Bridge Engineering to reflect his special interest in animals. The scholarship is awarded to support a postgraduate student in the field of aquaculture or aquaculture disease.

Transfer of this scholarship to another course outwith the list is not permitted. Funding will be paid towards tuition fees and a cash alternative is not available. Funding cannot be extended and funded places may not be deferred.

Eligibility and availability

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable entry into a postgraduate degree at a UK university by the time they submit their application.
  • Minimum of a 2:1 honours degree.
  • Received an unconditional offer from the University of Stirling to study MSc Sustainable Aquaculture starting in September 2024.

How to apply

Applicants should email their CV, student number, country of residence and up to 500 word statement on what they hope to achieve with a Masters degree from the Institute of Aquaculture to the Programme Director, Dr Armin Sturm. Please use the subject header “RONALD MILLER APPLICATION” on your email.

The application deadline is 31 July 2024.

Important information

  • The decision of the panel is final and feedback regarding the decision will not be provided to the student body.

  • In the event of the Scholarship awardee choosing to withdraw from the course, or to defer entry, the panel reserve the right to request the repayment of fees, or to withdraw their offer of support.

  • The successful scholar will be asked to sign an agreement which will outline the conditions of offer relating to this scholarship and they will be expected to produce a brief report to funders on their activity and findings at the end of their MSc course.

  • If the scholar ceases to be a registered student at the University of Stirling or does not fulfil the terms of their signed agreement, the Scholarship would be suspended immediately and they may be required to return any overpayments.

  • This scholarship cannot be used in combination with other scholarship funding.

  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible after 31 July 2024.

Contact us

Contact Armin Sturm who is the Programme Director.