Having an international student body is important to us, and improves the university experience for all our students.
We want to continue to attract outstanding students to Dundee from across the world, and are offering a range of new international scholarships for applicants applying to join the University in the 2016/17 academic year only. Information on scholarships for those applying for 2017/18 entry will be published by the end of May 2016.
The table below summarises what’s on offer for 2016/17 entry. You can find more detailed information about each one at the links below the table.
|Discover Dundee International Scholarship||Dean’s International Scholarship||The Principal’s International Excellence Scholarship|
|£1,000 deducted from annual tuition fee||£3,000 per year deducted from annual tuition fee||Full payment of tuition fee for one academic year|
|Overseas fee status||✔||✔||✔|
|Level of course applied for||Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate||Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate||Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate|
|Availability||All Academic Schools (some courses are not included)||All Academic Schools (some courses are not included)||At least one available, chosen from applicants for the Dean's International Scholarship|
|How do I apply?||No application. Automatically applied if you are eligible based on your application.||Online application link will be emailed to you. Submit a short supporting statement.||No application. Shortlisted from those who apply for Dean’s International Scholarship|
The Discover Dundee International Scholarship is open to foundation, undergraduate and taught postgraduate international applicants.
International applicants on eligible courses are awarded £1,000 per year based on the information provided in your application.
This scholarship is payable for each year of your degree at Dundee and is deducted from your annual tuition fee.
There is no need to apply separately for this scholarship. If you are eligible we will confirm your award if we make you an offer.
The Dean’s International Scholarship is open to undergraduate and taught postgraduate international applicants.
If you are successful you will be awarded £3,000 per year, which is deducted from your annual tuition fee.
This scholarship is payable for each year of your degree at Dundee.
The Dean’s International Scholarship is available to applicants in each of our 9 Academic Schools.
If we make you an offer for an eligible course, we will email you a link to an online scholarship application and ask you to submit a short supporting statement.
Each Academic School will decide which of their applicants will receive the scholarship based on previous academic merit plus the supporting statement.
There are two deadlines for applying to the Dean’s International Scholarship:
- 10 June 2016 - for those applying to start in September 2016
- 11 November 2016 - for those applying to start in January 2017 (taught postgraduate only)
The Principal’s International Excellence Scholarship is a full tuition fee waiver for one academic year to one international applicant for an undergraduate or taught postgraduate course.
This fee waiver covers the full tuition costs for that academic year.
You do not have to make a separate application for this scholarship. If you apply for the Dean’s International Scholarship (see above) your application will also be assessed for the Principal’s International Excellence Scholarship.
Dundee Alumni or Family Member Scholarship
The Dundee Alumni or Family Member Scholarship is open to all applicants or a family member who has previously graduated from the University of Dundee. Discount applies to a one year of study and is available to UK/EU and International students. This may be a one year Masters programme or the first year of an Undergraduate programme or PhD study.
If you are eligible, you will be awarded £1,000 which is deducted from your tuition fee.
Applicants must have completed a full undergraduate degree or studied for a period as an International Exchange, Study Abroad or Erasmus student at the University of Dundee and be applying for full time postgraduate study, or if the applicant is a family member (i.e. Mother, Father, Brother or Sister) of an alumni student who has completed a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Dundee.
Applying for Scholarship
If you are the graduate you do not have to make a separate application for this scholarship as your eligibility will be assessed when you make your postgraduate application.
If you are the family member of a graduate from the University of Dundee you will have to submit a scanned copy of your family member’s degree certificate and proof of relationship to email@example.com quoting your student id. number and requesting family member alumni scholarship.
Discount for early payment of tuition fees
International applicants who pay the full tuition fee in advance by the deadline below will be eligible for a 5% or 10% discount for that year of study.
To be eligible you should pay the full tuition fee to the University by the dates below:
- 1st May 2016 – for applicants starting their course in September 2016 – 10% Discount
- 1st July 2016 – for applicants starting their course in September 2016 – 5% Discount
- 15th November 2016 – for applicants starting their course in January 2017 – 5% Discount
We will refund the 5% or 10% discount to your UK or home bank account, or against your University of Dundee accommodation account, approx. six weeks after you have matriculated (registered) at the University of Dundee.
You can find more information about the early payment discount, including the courses which are not included.
Other useful scholarship links
Scholarships offered by external organisations