Scotland Scholarships


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) are Mutually funded by the government of Scotland and Scottish higher education. SSS has up to 100 grants for the bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. Candidates who are willing to pursue their studies in any of the Scottish universities.

The purpose of these fellowships is to provide a fully friendly environment and facilities for international students to study in Scotland for the academic session 2020/21. It also aims to promote Scotland as a key country for providing knowledge to other nations.


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) Benefits:

  1. This Scotland scholarship is open to all BS, MS and Ph.D. students.
  2. No application fee is required to apply for Scotland Saltire opportunity SSS
  3. Monthly stipend including full tuition fee, Medical expenses, Tuition fee and all the expenses of laboratory and stationery will be provided by Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships.


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships Eligibility criteria:


  • Please first apply for any university in the Scottish education system. When you get the pre-admission letter then you are eligible for the SSS fellowships.
  • The applicant did not study before in Scotland as a full-time bachelor’s student.
  • have not won the Saltire Scholarship before.
  • The course applying for must be Bachelors’s, Masters’s, and Ph.D.
  • The Candidate should be a citizen of the following countries: USA, Pakistan, Canada, India, and China. Students from Hong Kong can also apply for this Scotland’s Saltire fellowships.
  • Courses Selected should be full time and only studied in any of the Scottish universities. Online courses and Non-Degree Courses are not offered in this Scholarship.


Documents required for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships:


  • Attested copies of the highest degrees. If you are applying for undergraduate courses, then you need to have your Certificate and Mark sheets of your intermediate and Matriculation. If you are applying for Master’s Degree courses, then you should have your Bachelor’s degree and transcript and so on.
  • All certificates should be in English. you need an English proficiency certificate Like IELTS, TOEFL or Medium of instruction from your previous university.
  • You should have a valid Passport.
  • Statement of Purpose for undergraduate students. You need to mention the course name and Major you are applying for and also write the reasons why you want to study in Scotland.
  • Applicants who are applying for a Master’s Degree should write a Study Plan. It should consist of at least 800 words.
  • Candidates who are willing to apply for a Ph.D. degree should write a research proposal on a specific research Area.


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship Application Procedure Step by Step guide


Step 1: Fill an online application for Scotland Saltire Scholarship. First You need to select a university that should be under the Scottish Saltire and Scottish Education System.

Step 2: Contact the University personnel and Try to get acceptance. Once you get the pre-admission letter then you are illegible for SSS grant. Note: Please keep in mind, you need to select and consult Universities by your own help. Every university may have different Admission criteria. Therefore you need to be very careful in selecting your course and university.

Step 3: Then select a Major you are interested in. The major you select should be in the list of Scottish Saltire Scholarships.

Step 4: Complete all Your Documents and Then Apply online for Scottish Saltire Grants.

Step 5: For online application, they will ask for the university name and name of your course.


Names Of the Universities:

  • University of Highlands and Islands.
  • University of Aberdeen
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Dundee
  • Abertay Dundee University
  • University of Glasgow
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Stirling University
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Royal Conservatoire Scotland
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Scotland’s Rural College
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • The Open University
  • The University of the West of Scotland.
  • Hariot Watt University

You can choose any of the above-listed universities according to your area of interest. Then Contact the Scotland Universities regarding SSS opportunity for admission in any of your desired degree or non-degree programs this year.


Eligible Countries:

USA, Canada, Pakistan, India, China (Hong Kong)


Make sure you check out the deadline for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship before proceeding any further with your preparation.

38 thoughts on “Scotland Scholarships”

  1. Hello,
    I am a young professional having 11 years of experience in development sector. I have completed M.Phil in Sociology. I am interested in PhD scholarship. I need suggessions and support.
    my email is

  2. Dear, Mm
    I am Muhammad sulaiman from KPK Pakistan, i have completed my B-Tech Civil four years Graduation from “sarhad university of science & information technology, Peshawar .. now i want to take admission in MS Program in Civil Engineering subjects From Scotland university any of the above which are mentioned … so please suggest me a right plat form that how i easily achieve a scholarship and to continue my study on the stage of MS. Thanks

    • Student ID number is the roll number or registration number which is there on your Highest degree or certificate.

      • In the original post it,s mentioned that scholarship will pay L 4000 as award.But in this post it’s mentioned that it will cover travelling expense,full fee and much more.

      • bro should I contact professor of given university and how can I get admission in above mentioned university first then next procedure ?

  3. In the original link its written that scholarship will cover L 4000 and u have written complete fee, accommodation etc.Why is it so??

  4. i was having 76 % in 12th (higher secondary) , i am from india ….which are the fully funded scholarships for students from india that i can apply for… skill in english language is also good

  5. Please am a Nigerian how do I get such opportunity to get scholarship to do my masters, have a Bsc in Dental technology will be grateful if am being replied please.

  6. Without IELTS, TOEFL the give scholarship for Ph.D in microbiology. i have English Medium of instruction certificate from my university. which indicate that i read all previous subject in English.

  7. i have completed BS(HONS) zoology now applying for MS..lakin khai par be Ms or M Phil ka koi option nahi hai sirf BS ,Master or P hd hai

  8. i am too lazy.. i can pay for services, can you apply for me for this scholarship?
    i am doing master,, in june 2018 i am going to get degree InshAllah, i want to continue PhD at Scotland…

  9. Hello, I am a Liberian desiring to work for God be obeying the great commission of Jesus Christ by raising disciples , but need to be school in the word n understand what it takes through the Bible college. I therefore write to ask for a scholarship from ur institution thanks.

  10. only the countries you mentioned have the right to apply for this scholarship ? Algerian citizens can’t apply for it ?

  11. Dear Waqas Muhammad, I am very interested to pursue my Ph.D from Scotland. Sir tell me about the IELTS test that it is must for this scholarship, without this IELTS one can apply or not. I have taken the IELTS test in January 2016 with a score of 5.0, can I apply for it with this IELTS Score. Please help me in this regard. Thanks
    Muhammad Ibrar


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