The University of Glasgow is pleased to be offering Postgraduate Access Scholarships to support students who could face financial difficulties in taking up their place to study at the University. Applications are particularly welcomed from applicants who met any of our widening participation criteria, or equivalent, at undergraduate level. The value of each scholarship is £4,000 and they are for students undertaking a one or two year Taught Masters programme. For two year Taught Masters programmes, the scholarship is available in year one only.

To be eligible applicants must

  • Hold an offer for a full-time postgraduate taught Masters programme in September 2023.
  • Not previously have undertaken postgraduate study.
  • Provide evidence of excellent academic achievement in their undergraduate studies (Normally 2:1 degree classification, or above).
  • Be classified as a ‘Home’ student for fee purposes.
  • Provide evidence that their circumstances are such that they may find it difficult to take up a place at the University for financial or other reasons.

Number of Scholarships


Eligible countries/regions

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

Eligible programmes


£4,000 cash payment towards living and study costs, paid in instalments through the academic year.

How to apply

Applications for the scholarship will be via an online application form. Applications will open in early Spring 2023. Applicants will be asked to provide information and supporting evidence on their personal and financial circumstances, such as household income, proof of means tested benefits and bursaries and any other related information.