University of the West of Scotland
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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships
Scholarship Name Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships
Academic Year 2019
Scholarship amount £8000
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 26 May 2019

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a programme of international scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities. The value of the scholarship is £8000 and are offered for 1-year full time postgraduate Masters programmes in the areas of:

  • science
  • technology
  • creative industries
  • healthcare and medical sciences
  • renewable and clean energy

This includes a wide range of subjects across all of Scotland’s universities and higher education institutions. For example, the creative industries sector would include subjects such as:

  • communications
  • broadcasting
  • film
  • animation
  • journalism
  • publishing

A full list can be found on the

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships (SSS) provide a great opportunity to live and study in Scotland. Our scholars are those who are ambitious and career focused. Our chosen scholars should also have varied interests outside their academic studies, and the drive to expand their academic experience and knowledge in Scotland.


In order to be eligible to apply for a Saltire Scholarship, candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible postgraduate Masters level course.

For more information about eligibility please refer to:

The scholarships are available across the following key priority countries: 

  • Canada
  • China (including Hong Kong)
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • United States of America
  • Japan

How to Apply

Saltire Scholarship applications open on Monday 28 January 2019 and closed on Sunday 26 May 2019 at midnight (GMT).

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