www.scotland.org Saltire Scholarships 2015


The Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships  is offered and introduced by the Scottish Higher Education and also it is a funding tie-up between Scottish Higher Education Institutions and the Government of Scotland.

The scholarship programme offers the funding towards tuition fees for Undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D course at any of the recognized institutions in Scotland for 1 year.
Here are the following subjects which are offered majorly under the scholarship:

  1. Life Sciences
  2. Technology
  3. Creative Industries
  4. Renewable and clean energy

Hence the list of courses varies from institution to institution. All the students are required to check with their institution for the list of courses under which the scholarship is offered.

  • There will no application/registration fee will be charged.
  • The closing date for applying for the scholarship is 31st March, 2015.
Eligibility Criteria :
The Canada, China, Hong Kong (as Special Administrative Region of China), India and the United States of America
  • Scholarship is for those who wants to pursue UG/PG or Ph. D Course
  • Applicants have to be a Indian Citizen of any of the above mentioned countries.
  • Applicants are required to visit the UK NARIC website which is( http://ecctis.co.uk/naric/) and check if they are eligible for the scholarship or not.
  • Candidates must have the offer letter of admission at any of the universities sponsoring Saltire Scholarships to be eligible for the scholarship.
Saltire Scholarships offers 200 scholarship which is worth 2000 pounds each. This program will cover the tuition fee for full 1 year for UG, PG or PhD courses. The remaining amount will have to be paid by the candidate.
Application Process:
  • All the applicants can apply for the scholarship by filling up the application form very carefully.
  • You need to download the application form for Saltire Scholarships Application form from this link : www.scotland.org/study-in-scotland/scholarships/saltire-scholarships/application-form/
  • Selected candidates will be duly informed by their university of choice for studying any of the following courses:
    • Creative industries
    • Life sciences
    • Technology
    • Financial services
    • Renewable and clean energy

Note : 

All the candidates can also opt for broader subject areas but the above mentioned sectors will be considered a priority.
There will bo no application fee will be charged for this scholarship.
Saltire Scholarships will be awarded to students who have already received admissions in any of the following Scottish universities:

    1. University of Aberdeen
    2. University of Abertay, Dundee
    3. University of Dundee
    4. Ediburgh Napier University
    5. University of Edinburgh
    6. University of Glasgow
    7. Glasgow Caledonian University
    8. Glasgow School of Art
    9. Heriot-Watt University
    10. University of the Highlands and Islands
    11. Queen Margaret University
    12. Robert Gordon University
    13. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
    14. Scotland’s Rural College
    15. University of St Andrews
    16. University of Stirling
    17. University of Strathclyde
    18. University West of Scotland
Address and Contact Details:
Convener: Professor Pete Downes,
Principal & Vice-Chancellor, University of Dundee
Director: Mr Alastair Sim BA MA MPhil
Universities Scotland
Holyrood Park House, 106 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AS
Phone: 0131 226 1111
Twitter: @uni_scot

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