Scotland Saltire Scholarships

Awarded by : Scotland Saltire

Updated on Jan 27, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Scotland Saltire Scholarships

  • Applicable for

    All universities in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 6,75,920/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    50

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2021

  • Type of scholarships

    Need

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Scholarship Overview

  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are open to international students who are citizens of Canada, China, Japan, Pakistan, India, and the USA
  • Moreover, the main aim of this scholarship is to encourage bright, talented, and hardworking individuals to live, work, and study in Scotland
  • Furthermore, the scheme awards students who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers, have wide-ranging interests outside their studies, and have a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in UK

  • The course must be a postgraduate Masters level course in one of the following subject areas:
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Creative industries
    • Healthcare and medical sciences
    • Renewable and clean energy

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 8,000 => Rs 6,75,920

Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 80.02 (last updated 1st October 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The scheme offers up to 50 awards, each worth £8000, towards the cost of tuition fees for one year of a postgraduate Masters course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 50

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a Saltire Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course that will be delivered physically in Scotland or via distance online learning or via a combination of both.
  • Be a citizen of Canada, India, Japan, USA, Pakistan or China (Hong Kong citizens are also eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China).
  • Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland (where this is applicable) and the remaining tuition fees.
  • Not have previously studied in Scotland.
  • Not have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.
  • Meet the language requirements of the course.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • An interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university.
  • The aspiration to work and study in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career. 
  • A willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills required to participate in the programme of activities that accompanies the scholarships.

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +5 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • No specific documents are mentioned

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned 

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships/frequently-asked-questions
Contact email info@scotland.org

Additional Information

  • Saltire Scholars will be required to:
    • Maintain a standard of conduct that will uphold the good reputation of the Saltire Scholarship Programme and the institution at which they study
    • Actively participate in the program’s extra-curricular events. Scholars will participate in a welcome reception and an end of year conference. (Scholars may be excused from attending in the event of exceptional circumstances)
    • Support communications activity promoting Scotland and Scottish higher education, based on their own experience
    • In accordance with relevant data protection legislation, give consent to the use of their contact data in order to receive information on the Saltire programme both during their studies and after graduation

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