Apply For Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships at University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 June 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
The course starts in September 2020

Brief description:

The Scottish Government, in partnership with Scottish Higher Education institutions, is offering up to 50 awards to students from selected countries, for a 1-year postgraduate Masters course in selected subjects at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions, which includes the University of Edinburgh.

These scholarships are supported and funded by the Scottish Government in partnership with the University of Edinburgh. Scholars will be expected to participate in a number of activities throughout the academic year in addition to their course of study, including welcome and end of year events and the promotion of Scotland and Scottish Higher Education.

Host Institution(s): The University of Edinburgh

Level/Field(s) of study: One-year Masters programme at the University of Edinburgh in subjects related to the following field:

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

Number of Scholarships: Up to 50 (across all the Scottish Universities)

Target group: Nationals of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Each scholarship will amount to £8,000 and will be tenable for 1 academic year. The award is deducted from tuition fees.


The scholarships are awarded to citizens who are permanently and ordinarily resident in Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan, and the USA, and who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate 1 year Masters programme of study in eligible subjects at the University of Edinburgh (see above).


The scholarship has awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the international equivalent of a UK first-class or 2:1 Honours degree at the undergraduate level.


Applicants should already have offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer by the scholarship closing date. Those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Scotland are not eligible.


Apply For: Swansea University Scholarships

Application instructions:

Further information on the eligibility criteria and application process for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships Scheme is available on the Study in Scotland website. The closing date is 1 June 2020.

It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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One Comment to “Apply For Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships at University of Edinburgh”

  1. ahmad haramaini says:

    I really want to apply for this scholarship, but how can I apply when my parent are Poor, I have finish secondary school for many years now, but I don’t have money to sponsor myself please help me to get this scholarship

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