POSTGRADUATE TUITION FEE SCHOLARSHIPS

POSTGRADUATE TUITION FEE SCHOLARSHIPS

We are pleased to offer a limited number of postgraduate tuition fee scholarships to Scottish/EU students, funded by the SFC (Scottish Funding Council) for postgraduate study. The scholarships are available for entry in September 2019 on the following postgraduate programmes.  The scholarship is awarded as a full tuition fee waiver.

Please refer to the individual programme page to make your application to study at the University of Glasgow.

Further information on eligibility, how to apply and application deadlines is available below.

Archaeology

Biodiversity & Animal Health

Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences

Computing Science

Economics & Finance

Education

Engineering

Environment & Tourism

History of Art

Life Sciences

Urban Studies

Theatre Studies

Please refer to the individual programme page to make your application to study at the University of Glasgow.

The scholarship covers tuition fees only.

You may also wish to investigate additional living costs funding options which are available to students undertaking postgraduate taught study.

Eligibility

The Scottish Funding Council has attached specific eligibility criteria to the taught postgraduate places at the University of Glasgow. These places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union.

You are eligible to apply for a tuition fee scholarship if you are:

  • A permanent resident of Scotland for at least 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (i.e. living in Scotland for a purpose other than studying) OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) residing in your own country for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) exercising your right of free movement anywhere in the UK or the EU and permanently domiciled in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • A non-UK and non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled in Scotland for a purpose other than education for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.

 You are not eligible if you are:

  • A Scottish applicant not permanently resident of Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.
  • A UK applicant not permanently resident in Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (e.g. resided in Scotland solely for the purpose of education).
  • An EU applicant not permanently resident in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.
  • A non-UK and Non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled outside Scotland
  • A Non-UK and Non-EU applicant with a limited leave to remain.

 To investigate alternative sources of funding please see: Scholarships and funding.


Further information: Archaeology, History of Art and Theatre Studies

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme.

Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically:

  • Academic achievement
  • Personal achievement

You can further support your application by providing a Personal Statement of 500 – 600 words. It would be helpful if this could include your full name and clearly state that you are applying for a tuition fee scholarship. 

Access self-service to upload your personal statement and any documents that support your application for a tuition fee scholarship.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system

Application deadlines

Please check the programme page carefully for specific application deadlines and entry requirements.

Candidates who have applied in full by 14 June 2019 and received an offer of admission by 21 June 2019 will be considered in late June. Candidates will be informed of the outcome by email by 13 July 2019.


Further information: Biodiversity and Animal Health

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

There is no separate application form. Awards are based on academic excellence and are awarded throughout the year until the end of August 2019.  Applicants who have been selected for an award, will normally be advised within 3 weeks of receipt of an offer of admission from the University. Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.


Further information: Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Applications for tuition fee scholarships are invited and will be assessed on a rolling basis at the end of each month until all available places are filled. Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by the 15th of the following month


Further information: Computing Science and Engineering

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

There is no separate application form.  All eligible applicants who are holding an offer of a place by 14 June 2019, will be considered. Decisions will be communicated to applicants by 14 July 2019. Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.


Further information: Economics and Finance

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

There is no separate application form. Awards are based on academic excellence and are awarded throughout the year until the end of August 2019.  Applicants who have been selected for a scholarship, will normally be advised within 3 weeks of receipt of an offer of admission from 17 May 2019 onwards.  Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.


Further information: Environment and Tourism

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject /programme.

Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically:

  • Academic achievement
  • Personal achievement
  • Your personal statement which should be 500 – 600 words, include your full name and clearly state that you are applying for a tuition fee scholarship

Access self-service to upload your personal statement and any documents that support your application for a tuition fee scholarship.

Personal Statement

Please ensure that you state clearly on your personal statement that you are applying for a tuition fee scholarship. Your personal statement should detail:

  • That you want to be considered for a tuition fee scholarship
  • Why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • Why you merit the tuition fee scholarship (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • How you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc)

How to Apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application systemYour application must include your personal statement as well as any programme specific requirements. The postgraduate tuition fee scholarships are awarded throughout the year until the end of August 2019. Applicants who have been selected for a scholarship, will normally be advised within 3 weeks of receipt of an offer of admission from 17 May 2019 onwards.


Further information: Life Sciences

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Applications for tuition fee scholarships are invited and will be assessed on a rolling basis at the end of each month until all available places are filled. Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by the 15th of the following month

For Biomedical Sciences (Integrative Mammalian Biology) applicants only:

Candidates who have applied in full by 31 July 2019 will be considered in late August. Please note that the selection process includes an interview.

For Bioinformatics applicants only:

Tuition fee scholarships are awarded throughout the year until the end of August 2019. Applicants who have been selected for an award, will normally be advised within 3 weeks of receipt of an offer of admission from 11 March 2019 onwards.

 


Further information: Urban Studies

Assessment criteria

Tuition fee scholarships are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject / programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Please check the programme page carefully for specific programme application deadlines and entry requirements.

Tuition fee scholarships applications will be reviewed in two tranches.

  • Candidates who have applied in full by 01 May 2019 will be considered in late May. Candidates will be informed of the outcome from this round by email by 24 May 2019.
  • Candidates who have applied in full before 03 July 2019 but after the first deadline will be considered in late June. Candidates will be informed of the outcome from this round by email by 26 July 2019.