The University of Stirling is a public university founded by Royal charter in 1967. It is a plate glass university located in the Central Belt of Scotland. The University of Stirling is pleased to offer an awards scheme for international postgraduate students – the International Postgraduate Awards.
Awards are offered to students entering directly onto a full-time Masters degree programmes, delivered at the University’s Stirling campus, UK. The International Postgraduate Awards will be offered in the form of a reduction in the overall tuition fee payable. Applicants requiring a Tier 4 student visa will still be required to pay the International Tuition Fee Deposit as part of the standard admissions process.
Although students are invited to apply for other University scholarships, the University will not make multiple awards to an individual student. In cases where a student qualifies for more than one University scholarship or award, the award of the highest financial value will be confirmed.
For entry in September 2017 International Postgraduate Awards are offered to taught postgraduate applicants who are self-funded and liable to pay tuition fees at the overseas rate.
Awards are available for students domiciled in, or nationals of the countries listed below (under Eligible countries), subject to meeting country-specific academic criteria as outlined on the website. For countries in Africa, these criteria are:
- Ghana – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
- Nigeria – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
- Kenya – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Citizens of other countries and regions should see the website (link to it is below) for their country-specific criteria
Citizens of the following countries:
Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria
Canada, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Oman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, USA
University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
Fields of study
All masters courses offered at the University
Number of awards
An UNLIMITED number of grants will be awarded
Award is for the duration of the course
This is a £3,000 reduction in your overall tuition fee payable
Method of Application
Students from eligible countries will automatically be assessed for an International Postgraduate Award as part of the admissions process; there is no separate application required for this award. Students who qualify for award will be notified by Admissions, once academic offer conditions have been met.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this scholarship award
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017