International Excellence Scholarships at University of St Andrews in UK, 2017

INTRODUCTION

The University of St Andrews is inviting applications for international excellence scholarships of £25,000 to cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs. International students are eligible to apply.

The Selection Committee seeks applicants who are gifted students with academic excellence. The successful scholars will be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at a number of events.

The University of St Andrews is one of the UKs top universities and is one of Europes most research intensive seats of learning.

All students entering the University must provide evidence that they can use English well enough to study effectively at St Andrews.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships are available for undergraduate degree programme.

Scholarships are offered in diverse fields except medicine to help students in upgrading their education.

Geographical criteria
  • International
  • Domicile for fee status
  • International
  • Level of study
  • Undergraduate
  • Year of entry
  • Entrants in 2017
  • (Please note that this scholarship is not available to students who are transferring to St Andrews, or to those who have deferred entry.)
  • Subjects
  • All excluding Medicine
  • (Please note that this scholarship is not available to students applying for BA International Honours.)
  • Schools
  • All excluding Medicine
  • Other criteria:
    • Only available to students entering first year of an undergraduate degree.
    • The Selection Committee seeks applicants who are gifted students with academic excellence. The successful scholars will be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at a number of events.
    • Applicants will be required to provide a statement of motivation in support of your application (not more than 200 words). This should include your reasons for applying for the Scholarship, explaining how you would expect to benefit from the opportunities the award provides, and describing how you think you might contribute to the community while studying at the University of St Andrews.
    • Applicants will also be required to provide two references; both an academic and personal letter of recommendation (not more than 200 words each). The academic reference could be from a teacher, college counsellor or someone who knows your academic capabilities well. The personal reference should be given from a non-family member who will serve as a personal character reference. For example an academic advisor who is aware of your personal attributes, a current or former employer, senior staff member in an organisation where you have volunteered.
    Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

    CAREER PROSPECTS

    College Admission Requirement
    Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.
    Test Requirement: No
    English Language Requirements: All students entering the University must provide evidence that they can use English well enough to study effectively at St Andrews.

    PAY PACKAGE

    2 awards of £25,000 to cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs.
    Scholarship can be taken in the UK
    Important Dates: The application deadline is March 16, 2017.

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