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Scotland's Saltire Scholarships 2020 for International Students

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2020 for International Students

Partially Funded
Country: Scotland
City: St Andrews
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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are open to international students who are the citizens of Canada, China, Japan, Pakistan, India, and the USA. Moreover, the main aim of this scholarship is to encourage bright, talented and hardworking individuals to live, work and study in Scotland. Furthermore, the scheme awards students who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers, have wide-ranging interests outside their studies and have a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.


Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of either Canada, China (including Hong Kong), Japan, India, Pakistan or the USA in order to apply for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2020. In addition to that, candidates must have the following qualifications

  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course before an application can be considered.
  • Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
  • Not have previously studied for a full undergraduate in Scotland. Similarly, candidates must not be a previous recipient of a Saltire Scholarship.

Eligible Courses 

  • MSc programmes
  • MLitt programmes
  • MRes programmes

All other postgraduate programmes, including the Graduate Diploma, are not eligible courses for this scholarship. Online, distance-learning or courses delivered at a Scottish university campus overseas are not eligible for the scholarship.

Scholarship Amount 

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2020 covers £8,000 towards tuition fees of for International Students.

Application Procedure

Apply for a place on a postgraduate taught programme at St Andrew’s in the first place. In addition to that, s/he should apply for a Saltire Scholarship through the online application form on the Saltire Scholarships website.

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The University of St Andrews is a British public university in St Andrews, Scotland. Erected in between 1410 and 1413, University of St Andrews is the third university in the English-speaking world. On the other hand, the University of St Andrews is ranked as the third university in the United Kingdom just behind Oxford and Cambridge. Similarly, in 2018, it has the highest entry standard of undergraduate admission in the United Kingdom losing three spots to Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College London.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
CitySt Andrews
Open toInternational students
OrganizerUniversity of St Andrews
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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