Saltire Scholarships are available for applicants who desire to study a full-time PG program in the areas of Science, Healthcare, Renewable & Clean Energy, and Creative Industries. These scholarships provide students with an opportunity to study in the UK at a recognized university or institute.
The award amount for the Saltire Scholarships is paid towards any one year of the tuition fee at an eligible Scottish university. It is the decision of the student to choose whichever year they want to avail of the award amount.
|Offered by||Government bodies|
|No. of Scholarships||50|
|Renewability||One Time Payment|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Application Form Link||https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships/application-form|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships|
The Scottish Government and the various universities have set certain guidelines for the eligibility of the Saltire Scholarships. All applicants are required to fulfill the eligibility requirements mentioned below:
The applicant must-
To apply for the Saltire Scholarships,
Applicants must make sure that they submit their applications for Saltire Scholarships to the authorities by June 01, 2020 midnight GMT. In addition to the scholarship application, candidates must also secure admission to eligible Scottish universities like Glasgow Caledonian University, Abertay University, Herriott-Watt University, etc.
The selection process for the Saltire Scholarships is dependent on certain important factors. The selection is mainly dependent on:
The notification for the scholarship selection is sent by the university preferably in July 2020. The applicants must note that the decision date varies from university to university. For example, the recipients of Saltire Scholarships at the University of St Andrews will be informed at the end of July.
It is the discretion of the authorities to call an applicant for a presentation or interview. Upon receiving the scholarship notification, applicants must make sure to accept the notification within four weeks. If not, the scholarship award will be withdrawn.
The Scottish Government reserves the right to abolish or terminate the Saltire Scholarships from any of the study programs, especially, if the recipients are not maintaining the required code of conduct.
Also, if the institution feels that the recipient is not actively participating in the outlined programs or is causing indiscipline or showing inappropriate behavior, the institution may recommend the elimination of the scholar from the list of Saltire Scholarship Program.
The Government of Scotland and the several universities of Scotland has a consortium to offer Saltire Scholarships to students who wish to study full-time on-campus master’s degree in Science, Medical Science, Technology, Healthcare, Renewable & Clean Energy, and Creative Industries.
The students who are nationals of India, Pakistan, Japan, China (including HongKong), Canada and the USA are the only ones eligible to seek these scholarships. There are 50 scholarships of 8,000 GBP each which are to be used for the payment of one-year tuition fees.
The candidates demonstrating their ability to become a brand ambassador for the Saltire Scholarships and study in Scotland having excellent communication and presentation skills are more likely to be successful in getting these scholarships.
The overall details of the Saltire Scholarships have been tabulated below:
|Eligible Candidates||International students of 6 specified countries|
|Number of Scholarships||50|
|Scholarship Award||8,000 GBP|
|Usage||Tuition fees only|
Saltire Scholarships are not renewable and are given only once in the complete on-campus PG study at a Scotland university. These scholarships are normally able to cover the partial tuition fees while the rest of the fees need to be paid by the scholars.