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  • Scotland's Saltire Scholarships


    • Publication date

      Applications for this scholarship are now closed for the 28/19 Academic Year and will reopen for 19/20 entry at the end of 2018.

    • Fee Status


    • Subject

      Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Computing, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, English / Creative Writing / Film Studies, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy

    • Value


    • Level of Study


    • Mode of Study


    • Start Date

      September 2018

    • Duration

    • Helps With

      Tuition Fees

    • Country of domicile

      Overseas: Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, United States



The Saltire Scholarship is available to applicants who:

  • Have a conditional or unconditional at the University of Dundee.
  • Are a citizen of Canada, India, USA, Pakistan or China (Hong Kong citizens are also eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China).
  • Are able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
  • Have not previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland.
  • Have not previously received a Saltire Scholarship.
  • Meet the language requirements of the course.
  • Complete an application form and submit it by the closing date of 27 May 2018.


Further Information

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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a programme of scholarships run by the Scottish Government in partnership with Scotland’s higher education institutions. The scheme offers up to 50 awards, each worth £8000 towards the annual international tuition fee of successful applicants. Any additional costs and expenses are your responsibility.

Scholarships are available for one year of a postgraduate Masters course.

The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as an excellent destination for academic learning and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Creative industries
  • Healthcare and medical sciences
  • Renewable and clean energy

This list is not exclusive and applications for courses in broader subject areas will be considered.

Saltire Scholarships are only available to citizens of:

  • Canada
  • China 
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • United States of America

A citizen is someone who is legally recognised and accepted as belonging to a particular country, either by birth or naturalisation.

The Saltire website has a full list of frequently asked questions and eligibility criteria, so please take a look there for further information - https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships

How to Apply

As the Saltire scholarship is funded externally, you will need to apply to the directly via Saltire Please ensure you check the eligibility criteria before submitting your application. This is the only way you can apply for this scholarship and we cannot accept applications directly to the University of Dundee.

Your application will then be reviewed by a scholarship panel and you may be shortlisted. We will notify you via email on the outcome of your application within 8 weeks of the closing date.

Contact Us

If you have any pre application enquiries regarding this scholarship, then please email contactus@dundee.ac.uk using Saltire Scholarship as your heading.

If you require an update on your application, this can take up to 8 weeks and we will notify you if you have been successful or unsuccessful. If you have not heard within 8 weeks then please get in touch with us on contactus@dundee.ac.uk.