Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions. The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.
The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy (find out what study options are available). These are available across key priority countries:
- United States of America
The scholarships are available to students as part of a wider strategy to promote Scotland as a study destination and showcase Scotland’s higher education offering in international markets.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31 March 2015 midnight GMT.
19 universities of Scotland:
- University of Aberdeen
- University of Abertay, Dundee
- University of Dundee
- Edinburgh Napier University
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Glasgow
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Glasgow School of Art
- Heriot-Watt University
- University of the Highlands and Islands
- The Open University in Scotland
- Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
- Robert Gordon University
- Royal Conservatoire Scotland
- Scotland’s Rural College
- University of St Andrews
- University of Stirling
- University of Strathclyde
- University West of Scotland
The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of:
- Creative industries
- Life sciences
- Financial services
- Renewable and clean energy
This includes a wide range of subjects across all of Scotland’s universities and higher education institutions.