Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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For decades now students from Sri Lanka have been choosing the University of Glasgow as their destination of choice in the UK. Glasgow is very proud of the fact that we have one of the largest South Asian communities in the UK. This gives our Sri Lankan students the opportunity to mix with other Sri Lankans and experience the world famous warmth and friendliness of the people of Glasgow.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate

The University of Glasgow will consider students with International A-Levels and IB.  Students who do not have either of these qualifications may be considered for entry to our foundation programmes at Glasgow International College.

Postgraduate Taught

We will consider applications to Master degrees from graduates holding first class degrees from Sri Lanka.


Scholarships

Undergraduate

Alasdair Cameron Scholarship

Description: The Alasdair Cameron Scholarship exists to support the creation of a piece of performance by a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow. 

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught

Value: £500

Deadline: 12 Noon on Wednesday 18 May 2016

Faster Route International Excellence Scholarships

Description: Our School aims to attract academically talented students from around the world to study on any of our undergraduate faster route programmes. Guaranteed faster route international excellence scholarships of £5,000 per annum are available to international candidates accepted onto one of our faster route programmes in Computing Science, Software Engineering or Informatics. Separate application for this scholarship is not required. Excludes applicants who articulate through Glasgow International College.

Level of study: Undergraduate

Value: £5,000

Deadline: n/a

Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund

Description: The Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund is a charitable endowment which was established in 1868. It is now governed by Rules laid down in a a 1974 Scheme (as varied with the consent of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator in 2013). It provides a few grants each year to students studying in the Universities of Glasgow or Strathclyde.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: £750 - £2,000

Deadline: 31 October each year

Undergraduate Excellence

Description: The University of Glasgow award a total of 30 undergraduate scholarships of £20,000 to international new entrants to the University. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount and is subject to satisfactory progress for consecutive years. Excellence Scholarships are available to students entering any of the University’s Colleges.

Level of study: Undergraduate

Value: £20,000

Deadline: n/a

Commonwealth Scholarship schemes

Description: Commonwealth Scholarships are available each year to fund Commonwealth citizens' study in the UK for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. A range of scholarship schemes are available for citizens of Commonwealth countries other than the UK. Further information is available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: The scholarship usually covers tuition fee, travel expenses and a stipend. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the scheme you are applying to.

Deadline: Check the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website for deadlines for individual countries.

Carnegie Trust

Description: Established in 1901 under a Trust Deed signed by Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland aims to provide “funds for improving and extending the opportunities for scientific study and research in the Universities of Scotland”. For over a century, the Trust has funded student fees, scholarships, bursaries and research grants. It operates across all academic disciplines to encourage wider access to higher education and further research in the Scottish universities. With annual funding of around £2.5 million, the Trust is one of the largest educational grant giving charities in Scotland

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: See details of all funding schemes on the Trust's website.

Graham Trust Bursary Scheme

Description: The Graham Trust was established by Charter from the City of Glasgow in 1759 with the original aim of “….distribution to persons of the name of Graham or descendants of persons of that name such sums as they shall just requisite and to put poor boys of the name or descendants of such persons of the name, to schools and trades, in order to enable them to gain a livelihood and to be useful members of society.”  The Trust is administered by Foundation Scotland.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Up to £500

Deadline: Typically end of July of each year


Postgraduate

AHRC Studentship: ‘Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law, and the State’

 

Description: Doctoral studentship linked to AHRC large grant, available to study a PhD in the College of Social Sciences.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Full fee waiver, RCUK level stipend per annum and annual £750 Research Training Support Grant (RTSG).

Deadline: 5pm 29th April 2016

Alasdair Cameron Scholarship

Description: The Alasdair Cameron Scholarship exists to support the creation of a piece of performance by a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow. 

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught

Value: £500

Deadline: 12 Noon on Wednesday 18 May 2016

Alumni Discount - Postgraduate Taught

Description: The University offers a 10% discount on all postgraduate taught programmes to its alumni. This includes University of Glasgow graduates and those who have completed a Study Abroad programme at the University of Glasgow. The discount applies to all full-time, part-time and online programmes.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: 10% discount

Deadline: n/a

Biomedical Sciences - International

Description: We bring together internationally-renowned experts in order to advance research in medical, veterinary and life sciences. For September 2016 academic session our College is offering 1 scholarship worth £10,000 towards the tuition fee of a one year Masters programme.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: 1 May 2016

Brain Sciences - International

Description: We bring together internationally-renowned experts in order to advance research in medical, veterinary and life sciences. For September 2016 academic session our College is offering 1 scholarship worth £10,000 each towards the tuition fee of a one year Masters programme.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: 1 May 2016.  

College of Social Sciences Scholarship 2016

Description: Available to study a PhD in the College of Social Sciences

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Full fee waiver, RCUK level stipend per annum and annual £750/450 FT/PT Research Training Support Grant (RTSG).

Deadline: 5pm 1st February 2016

Dawes Trust Bursaries

Description: Available to study a PhD Criminology or Sociology in the College of Social Sciences.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value:

Deadline: 23rd March 2015

Erasmus Mundus Adult Education for Social Change Scholarships

Description: The EMJMD student scholarship includes a contribution to the student participation costs, a contribution to student travel and installation costs and a monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme. The IM in Adult Education for Social Change aims to equip individuals with relevant skills to address social and economic inequality. Globally, societies are encountering increased social and economic polarisation. While global elites are becoming wealthier, the majority of the world experiences poverty, lack of access to education, displacement due to war and environmental degradation, and labour market exploitation.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: Variable. See the ERASMUS MUNDUS website for details.

Deadline: 3 February 2016

Immunology & Inflammatory Disease  - International programme scholarship

Description: The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences aims to attract academically talented students from around the world and give them an intellectually demanding, research-informed education.
The College is equally committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: 1 May 2016

Josef Fronek MPhil (Research) Scholarships in Czech Studies 2016-17

Description: The purpose of the Josef Fronek MPhil (Research) Scholarships in Czech Studies is to foster international understanding of the political and social culture of contemporary Czech Republic. The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer two Josef Fronek MPhil Research Scholarships in Czech Studies to applicants of any nationality. The awards are for one year only (2016-17), starting 1st October 2016.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: £3,000

Deadline: 31st May 2016

Masters Business School Scholarships (International)

Description: The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available to international students applying for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc),  new to the University, commencing in September 2016. A total of 6 scholarships are available across the following programmes:

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: 28 X £10,000

Deadline: N/A

Urban Transformation in China PhD Scholarship

Description: This PhD scholarship is linked to the ESRC and NSFC (Natural Science Foundation of China) jointly funded research project on Urban Transformation in China: The Re-Making of Chinese Urban Neighbourhoods: Socio-Spatial Transformation and Access to Public Services. The successful candidate will join a group of 16 academic urban researchers from University of Glasgow and Nankai University in Tianjin China. The successful candidate is expected to work on a topic related to spatial and social changes in Chinese cities

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: The scholarship will run for a maximum of 3 years full-time commencing on 11th January 2016 or as soon as possible after this date and will provide: • an annual maintenance grant at the RCUK rate (2015/16 = £14057) • fees at the standard Home/EU or International rate • a research training support grant (RTSG) of £750 per annum

Deadline:  22nd November 2015 Applications will be ranked by a selection panel and applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application by 1st December 2015. All scholarship awards are subject to candidates successfully securing admission to a PhD programme within the College of Social Sciences.Successful scholarship applicants will be invited to apply for admission to the relevant PhD programme after they are selected for funding.

Alumni Discount - Adam Smith Business School

Description: As a University of Glasgow student you’re already improving your chances of getting a foot on the career ladder you want - most of our new graduates either start work or go onto further study within a year. By studying for a PhD at the Adam Smith Business School you will expand your skills, knowledge and experience for your future career. The Adam Smith Business School offers a 10% discount to its alumni on all postgraduate research programmes. So whether you wish to study full-time, part-time or distance learning, take the opportunity to learn from our world-leading scholars.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: 10% off tuition fee

Deadline: n/a

Alumni Discount - College of Social Sciences Postgraduate Research

Description: As a University of Glasgow student you’re already improving your chances of getting a foot on the career ladder you want - most of our new graduates either start work or go onto further study within a year. By studying for a PhD at the College of Social Science you will expand your skills, knowledge and experience for your future career. The College of Social Sciences offers a 10% discount to its alumni on all postgraduate research programmes. So whether you wish to study full-time, part-time or distance learning, take the opportunity to learn from our world-leading scholars.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: 10% off tuition fee

Deadline: n/a

Biotechnology and Management - International Programme Scholarship

Description: The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences aims to attract academically talented students from around the world and give them an intellectually demanding, research-informed education.
The College is equally committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: 1 May 2016  

Carnegie-Cameron Postgraduate Bursaries

Description: Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries are awarded towards the payment of tuition fees for one-year taught postgraduate Masters programmes offered by a Scottish university. The bursaries aim to enable students to enhance their employability in their chosen field, develop their specialist skills or supplement existing ones, thus bettering their career prospects.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £4,000.00

Deadline: Monday 1st June 2016

Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund

Description: The Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund is a charitable endowment which was established in 1868. It is now governed by Rules laid down in a a 1974 Scheme (as varied with the consent of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator in 2013). It provides a few grants each year to students studying in the Universities of Glasgow or Strathclyde.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: £750 - £2,000

Deadline: 31 October each year

College of Arts Graduate School

Description: The College of arts graduate school offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: Please refer to individual schemes.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life sciences Graduate School

Description: The College of Medical Veterinary and Life sciences Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: Variable

Deadline: Please refer to individual schemes.

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life sciences Graduate School

Description: The College of Medical Veterinary and Life sciences Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: Please refer to individual schemes.

College of Science and Engineering Alumni Discount

Description: The College of Science and Engineering Graduate School  is offering a 10% discount to former University of Glasgow Postgraduate Taught students graduates wishing to pursue a PhD in the College.
The discount will apply for the full term of study (3 years full time / 5 years part-time).

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: 10%

Deadline: n/a

College of Science and Engineering Graduate School

Description: The College of Sciences and Engineering Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: Please refer to individual schemes.

College of Social Sciences Graduate School

Description: The College of Social Sciences Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: variable

Deadline: Please refer to individual schemes College of Social Sciences webpage.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Description: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Commission (with funding from DFID) and UK Universities to support scholarships from students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: The scholarship will cover the full tuition and a monthly stipend including air fares to and from the UK, a grant up cover thesis costs and study travel.

Deadline: 15 March 2016

ESRC Pathway Studentships

Description: The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science offers on behalf of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) accredited doctoral training in 24 broad social science academic disciplines called "pathways". Full details of these areas of research can be found on our ESRC funding webpage

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: The value of the award is based on residency eligibility criteria and the Pathway applied for: Fees only award – tuition fees + annual £750 research training support grant (RTSG) Full award – stipend at RCUK rates (estimated to be in the region of £14254 for 2016/17) + tuition fees + annual £750 research training support grant (RTSG) Economics only (Pathway competition) - stipend at RCUK rates (estimated to be in the region of £17254 for 2016/17) + tuition fees + annual £750 research training support grant (RTSG) AQM Award - stipend at RCUK rates (estimated to be in the region of £17254 for 2016/17) + tuition fees + annual £1000 research training support grant (RTSG)

Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 15 January 2016 You are advised to submit your initial application well in advance of the deadline to allow the Pathway representation sufficient time to review your initial enquiry and for you to gather the necessary documentation used to support your application.   

Health Technology Assessment scholarship - International Programme scholarship

Description: The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences aims to attract academically talented students from around the world and give them an intellectually demanding, research-informed education.
The College is equally committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: Full Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 1.

Deadline: 1 May 2016

Henry Dryerre Scholarship

Description: The Henry Dryerre Scholarship was established by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and is administered by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. The scholarship supports students wishing to undertake a PhD in medical or veterinary physiology and is offered every three years. It will next be offered in 2017. See the Carnegie Trust website for details.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: £14800 in 2010-11

Deadline: TBC for 2017

Infection Biology - David Livingstone scholarship

Description: We bring together internationally-renowned experts in order to advance research in medical, veterinary and life sciences. For September 2016 academic session our College is offering 1 scholarship worth £10,000 towards the tuition fee of a one year Masters programme.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000.00

Deadline: All decisions will be made no later than 1 May 2016. *Students can only receive one University scholarship and not be in receipt of sponsorship. Please note, if awarded, a deposit of £1000 will be requested in order to secure the scholarship (unless you can prove you are a sponsored student or if you have already paid the general University deposit of £2,000).

Joseph Lister Scholarships

Description: We bring together internationally renowned experts in order to advance research in medical, veterinary and life sciences. For September 2016 academic session our College is offering 5 scholarships worth £10,000 each towards the tuition fee of a one year Masters programme.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: All decisions will be made no later than 1 May 2016. *Students can only receive one University scholarship. Please note, if awarded, a deposit of £1000 will be requested in order to secure the scholarship (unless you can prove you are a sponsored student or if you have already paid the general University deposit of £2,000).

Kelvin Smith PhD scholarships

Description:

 

The prestigious Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith PhD Scholarship scheme (LKAS) was established in 2007 to support the development of innovative, boundary-crossing research at the University of Glasgow. The scheme supports new partnerships between members of staff and will offer outstanding research students both from home and abroad the opportunity to undertake doctoral training in the context of cutting edge interdisciplinary research projects. The Kelvin Smith PhD Scholarships are project-based and the projects will be listed from mid-November each year.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Each scholarship will run for up to 4 years and will provide the successful students with a full fee waiver from the host College and an annual stipend at UK Research Council recommended rates (estimated to be £14, 254 for 2016/17). In addition the project will benefit from an annual consumables budget for research and travel costs of up to £3000.

Deadline: Student applications will be accepted from mid-November 2015 to 22 January 2016 but please check individual projects for individual submission deadlines.

Masters Business School Scholarships (Home/EU)

Description: The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc),commencing in September 2016. A total of 8 scholarships are available across the following programmes:

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: Full fee waiver

Deadline: n/a

MBA Scholarships

Description: The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available to applicants to the MBA programme at the University of Glasgow, commencing in September 2016. A total of 10 scholarships are available.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: 10 X £10,000

Deadline: n/a

School of Computing Science: International Excellence Awards

Description: The School aims to attract academically talented students from around the world to study a postgraduate taught programme and provide them with an intellectually demanding, research and industry-informed education. Excellence scholarships are available to international candidates with a 1st class UK-equivalent honours degree of 75% and above.  Separate application for this scholarship is not required.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: n/a

The Hamish Mackenzie Research Scholarship in Homiletics and Communication (Trinity College / Dept of Theology & Religious Studies)

Description: The purpose of the Scholarship is to cover the costs of tuition fees at the relevant Home/EU rate, though overseas students can also apply for the bursary as a means of contributing to their higher fees.

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Costs of tuition fees at the relevant Home/EU rate (Overseas students will receive the bursary as a means of contributing to their higher fees)

Deadline: Open to applications until further notice

The PGR Service - Research Strategy & Innovation Office

Description: The PGR Service (Research Strategy & Innovation Office) administers several University-wide and collaborative scholarships. The PGR Service Scholarships section contains

Level of study: Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: Check the website for criteria for each scheme.

University Trust International Leadership Scholarship

Description: The University of Glasgow offer 20 University Trust International Leadership scholarships to international (non-EU) students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme in any discipline. 20 awards worth £10,000 will be awarded as a tuition fees discount.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: £10,000

Deadline: n/a

Chevening Scholarship

Description:

  • Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

    Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

    Value: All or part of overall costs

    Deadline: 3 November 2016 at 23:59 UK time.

Commonwealth Scholarship schemes

Description: Commonwealth Scholarships are available each year to fund Commonwealth citizens' study in the UK for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. A range of scholarship schemes are available for citizens of Commonwealth countries other than the UK. Further information is available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: The scholarship usually covers tuition fee, travel expenses and a stipend. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the scheme you are applying to.

Deadline: Check the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website for deadlines for individual countries.

Aerospace MSc Bursary Scheme 2016

Description: The government, leading companies in the aerospace sector, the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) have developed an initiative to boost the supply of aeronautical engineering skills to the UK economy. This was announced by the Prime Minister at the Farnborough International Air Show in July 2012. The main purpose of the scheme is to bring new talent, knowledge and skill into the UK aerospace sector. It is designed for people who would not otherwise be able to finance their MSc studies. It also provides MSc funding to upskill certain categories of employee already working in the UK aerospace sector. Funding for tuition fees is available for up to 500 students to undertake MSc programmes at UK universities which are accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society, or supported by the leading aerospace companies, starting in academic years 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Value: up to £9500

Deadline: Applicants should apply as soon as possible for programmes starting in 2015. Once each academic year’s quota is reached the competition will be closed.

Carnegie Trust

Description: Established in 1901 under a Trust Deed signed by Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland aims to provide “funds for improving and extending the opportunities for scientific study and research in the Universities of Scotland”. For over a century, the Trust has funded student fees, scholarships, bursaries and research grants. It operates across all academic disciplines to encourage wider access to higher education and further research in the Scottish universities. With annual funding of around £2.5 million, the Trust is one of the largest educational grant giving charities in Scotland

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: See details of all funding schemes on the Trust's website.

Graham Trust Bursary Scheme

Description: The Graham Trust was established by Charter from the City of Glasgow in 1759 with the original aim of “….distribution to persons of the name of Graham or descendants of persons of that name such sums as they shall just requisite and to put poor boys of the name or descendants of such persons of the name, to schools and trades, in order to enable them to gain a livelihood and to be useful members of society.”  The Trust is administered by Foundation Scotland.

Level of study: Undergraduate - Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Up to £500

Deadline: Typically end of July of each year

The Menzies Centre at King's College

Description: The Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, established in the University of London in 1982 and moved to King's College London in 1999, is endowed by the Australian Government and subscriptions from a large number of Australian universities. The Centre's object is to promote Australian studies in British and European universities, helping to cement intellectual links between the two regions. Staff are closely involved with the British Australian Studies Association and the European Association of Studies on Australia.

Level of study: Postgraduate Taught - Postgraduate Research

Value: Variable

Deadline: See details of each scheme.


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