Merchants House Travelling Scholarship 2018


The Merchants House of Glasgow offers a bursary annually to an undergraduate student of the University of Glasgow who has completed the second or any subsequent year of study, or to a graduate immediately following graduation, to enable that student or graduate intending to take up a commercial or industrial career to spend some time in a foreign country of the applicant’s choice to enable him or her to obtain fluency in the language of that country.

The scholarship is not intended to be used to fulfil a component of a student’s undergraduate course, as for example a medical elective, a SOCRATES or similar exchange or residence abroad in the case of language students.


Eligible Countries

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


The bursary will be a sum not less than £750 nor more than £1,000 at the discretion of the Merchants House, and will be awarded to a successful applicant chosen by the University on merit, preference being given to applicants of Scottish parentage.

How to apply

Further details about the format in which applications should be submitted are available here:

Please note that applicants will be required to attend in person for interview which will be held on the morning of Wednesday 4 April 2018. Closing date for Applications is Tuesday 3 April 2018.

For more information contact: