The University of Glasgow awards Postgraduate Talent Scholarships each academic year to support students who could face financial difficulties in taking up their place to study at the University. The value of each scholarship is £2,000 and they are for students undertaking a one or two year Taught Masters programme, in any of the University’s Colleges. For two year Taught Masters programmes, the scholarship is available in year one only. 

To be eligible applicants must

  • intend to commence a full-time postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2022.
  • not previously have undertaken postgraduate study.
  • provide evidence of excellent academic achievement in their undergraduate studies (Normally 2:1 degree classification, or above).
  • be ordinarily resident in Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of their programme for a purpose other than studying and 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

  • Scotland

Eligible programmes



How to apply

Scholarship applications for September 2022 entry are now open. Please complete the online application form before the deadline of midnight, on 31st July 2022.

As part of the application form, you will be required to submit a Personal Statement (4,000 character limit, including spaces), detailing a committed approach to education along with circumstances of financial hardship that could make it difficult for you to take up your place at the University. It may be worthwhile composing this statement separately, ensuring it is within the character limit, BEFORE commencing your application. You can then copy and paste your statement into the relevant section of the form.

You will also need to provide details of a referee (lecturer, tutor etc.) who can provide a supporting statement.

PLEASE NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to send relevant supporting evidence requested throughout the application form, to the Scholarship Team ( BEFORE THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE
Unfortunately, applications cannot be considered without the required supporting evidence.

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