Apply for a fully funded short course

At the University of Stirling, we are committed to helping those whose lives and work have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We're offering hundreds of fully funded places to anyone living in Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Funding Council.

How to apply

To apply, check your eligibility below and fill in the simple form for your chosen course:


I confirm that:

  • I have lived in Scotland for the last three years for reasons other than education.


  • I have lived in England, Wales or Northern Ireland for the last three years, and I am employed by a Scottish company or organisation which operates or has a physical presence in Scotland.


  • I am a member of staff at the University of Stirling.

I do NOT meet the above criteria

You do not meet the criteria

We're sorry, but you are not eligible for a funded place this time. We thank you for your interest and encourage you to have a look at our other Continuing Professional Development and short courses.

You are eligible for a fully funded place

Complete our short online application form to be considered for a fully funded place on the course of your choice:

You'll be asked to provide a document to support your application. This should be a brief paragraph outlining your current employment situation, your motivation for studying this course and how you think it will benefit you. You'll need to have this in a .doc, .docx or PDF to upload as you complete the form.

After we receive your application, we'll let you know if you have received a place within a week.