James McCune Smith Scholarship


The University of Glasgow has 30 undergraduate scholarships available for students of African/African-Caribbean descent. The scholarship supports students who could face financial difficulties taking up their place to study at the University. The value of the scholarship is £2,000, paid in instalments for the first year of undergraduate study only.


  • Be classed as ‘Home’ or ‘RUK’ for fee purposes
  • Have firmly accepted an offer of a place to study a full-time undergraduate programme, at the University of Glasgow in the forthcoming academic year (September 2019).
  • Be of African/African-Caribbean descent
  • provide evidence that your, or your family's, circumstances are such that you may find it difficult to take up a place at the University for financial or other reasons.
  • Be undertaking your first undergraduate degree

Eligible Countries

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


£2,000, in the first year of study

Number of scholarships


How to apply

Complete the online application form and submit associated supplementary evidence, as detailed on the form.

Applications cannot and will not be considered without a submitted online application form and the relevant supporting documents.


Application Deadline: 5pm on Sunday, 18th August 2019.

For more information contact: scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk