Scotland Saltire Scholarships (SSS) 2021

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EligibilityPostgraduate degree applicants
RegionUnited Kingdom
AwardUp to GBP 8,000


About the Program

The Scottish Government and various Scottish universities invite applications for the Scotland Saltire Scholarships (SSS) 2021 from postgraduate degree applicants in the areas of technology, science, creative industries, medical and healthcare sciences, and clean and renewable energy. It is an incredible opportunity for applicants to study in a foreign country with globally acclaimed universities. The scholars have the opportunity to win up to GBP 8,000 as a scholarship grant in favour of the tuition fee.

Scholarship Details
  • Scotland Saltire Scholarships (SSS) 2021 Deadline28-May-2021

    To be eligible, an applicant must: 

    • Have an unconditional or conditional offer of place at any Scottish university on an eligible course.
    • Be able to demonstrate that he/she can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
    • Not have previously completed an undergraduate degree in Scotland.
    • Not be a previous holder of a Saltire Scholarship.
    • Meet the language requirements of the course.
    • Be applying for a full-time postgraduate level course in any of the subjects mentioned below: 
      • Science
      • Technology
      • Creative industries
      • Healthcare and medical sciences
      • Renewable and clean energy
      • Should be a full-time student and be delivered in Scotland. 

    Note: The students pursuing studies at any Scottish University campus through online or distance learning are not eligible for the scholarship. 


    A total of up to 50 scholars will be selected under this scholarship programme. They will receive a scholarship grant of GBP 8,000 each in favor of the tuition fee of the course applied for. 

    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps to apply: 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below and register.
    Step 2: Fill in the application form with the required details.
    Step 3: Submit the application form. 

Important Dates

Application deadline: 28th May 2021

Selection Criteria

An applicant must demonstrate the following skills to have a successful application:

  • An interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university.
  • An aspiration to work and receive an education in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career path. 
  • The will and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills which are required to be a participant in the programme of activities that accompany the scholarships.
Terms and Conditions
  • Saltire Scholarship candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course.

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