The University of St Andrews is accepting applications for the exciting “GREAT Scholarship” scholarship to residents of China, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, and Thailand. The academic merit scheme award is available for one year of postgraduate study.
This scholarship opportunity is open to international students who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers and desire to broaden their personal and academic experience at the University of St Andrews.
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Originating in 1413, the University of St Andrews has persistently been ranked as one of the top three universities in the UK. It is renowned as a world-class institution with the highest standards of teaching and research.
Why study at the University of St Andrews? St Andrews offers a safe and friendly environment where ideas, cultures, and world views can be shared. It attracts a worldwide student population, with over 40 percent coming from outside the UK.
Application Deadline: Monday, 17th April 2023
- University or Organization: University of St Andrews
- Department: All
- Course Level: A taught postgraduate masters course: MLitt, MRes, MSc.
- Award: £20,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: 5
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: China, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, and Thailand
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The Scholarship will be awarded for a full-time postgraduate taught masters programs (MSc or MLitt) across all subject areas.
- Available to faculty members from Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Divinity, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics and Finance, English, Film Studies, Graduate School, History, International Education Institute, International Relations, Management, Mathematics and Statistics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology and Neuroscience, Social Anthropology
- Admissible Criteria: To be qualified, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
- The program is available for all full-time (one year) postgraduate taught master’s programs but particularly encourage applicants to MLitt Global Social and Political Thought and MLitt Museum and Heritage Studies.
- Applicants can have wide-ranging interests outside their studies.
- A postgraduate applicant already has a Bachelor’s (BSc, BA or equivalent) and is coming to study for a further degree: Taught (MLitt, MSc)
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Prospective students must have submitted their admission application for a place to a master’s studies. After receiving an offer to study at St Andrew’s, applicants can apply for the award.
- When completing the application, applicants should include their reasons for applying for the award scheme, explain how they would expect to benefit from the opportunities the award provides, and describe how they think they might contribute to the community while studying at the University of St Andrews. Also include details of academic achievements which they believe would make them a good candidate for this award.
- Supporting Documents: All applications must be submitted using the online form. The following supplementary documentation can be uploaded in the relevant section of the online application form:
- CV or résumé
- A personal statement or sample of academic written work in English
- Two original signed literary references
- Academic transcripts and degree certificates. Please only upload certified copies with official English translations if applicable. Do not send original documents, as they cannot be returned.
- Evidence of English language proficiency
- One personal and one academic or professional reference; two references in total.
- Admission Requirements: Admission to a taught program is normally based on a good first degree with Honours from a UK university (or its overseas equivalent). More details can be found in the entry requirements and country information.
- Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English proficiency.
Five awards are available, each worth £20,000 towards tuition fees for a full-time postgraduate taught masters programs (MSc or MLitt) across all subject areas.