The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities saves the day by giving out MBBS Scotland Saltire Scholarship to citizens of selected countries who wish to study full-time Masters degrees fully delivered in Scottish universities.
The Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for the year 2023 is now open to receive application from interested applicants in the areas of:
- Medical Sciences
- Creative industries
- Healthcare and
- Renewable and clean energy.
Applicants who are ready to meet up with the basic necessary requirement to study in Scotland should go on and send in their application. For more information about this scholarship program, keep reading this blog post and ensure you read it till the end.
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This scholarship is been hosted by Scotland’s higher education institutions
Programme/Area(s) of study:
The followings are the program and fields of study in different disciplines:
- Master’s degree in science,
- Creative industries,
- Healthcare, and
- Medical sciences, or renewable and clean energy offered at Scottish Universities.
- Distance learning courses are eligible.
Examples of subject areas include:
- Science – e.g. Earth Sciences; Environment; Energy; Geology; Weather and Climate; Plants/Botany; Animals/Zoology.
- Technology – e.g. Software; Engineering; Bioinformatics; Information; Systems; Multimedia; Engineering; Computers.
- Creative industries – e.g. Communications, Media and Culture; Broadcasting; Film; Animation; Journalism; Cultural; Publishing; New Media Studies; Computer Games / Computer Arts; Design; Graphic; Industrial; Interior; Fashion.
- Healthcare and medical sciences – e.g. Physical and Life Sciences; Astronomy; Chemistry; Physics; Biology; Health Sciences; Biotechnology.
- Renewable and clean energy –e.g. Sustainable Engineering; Renewable Energy; Biomass / Biofuels; Hydro / Solar / Tidal / Wind power.
Scholarship value/inclusions for Scotland Saltire Scholarship:
- Each award given is worth £8000 which will be used for tuition for 1 year.
- Full-time study in a postgraduate Master’s program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.
- Any additional costs and expenses are the responsibility of the student.
Eligibility for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships 2023:
The below requirements are what is expected of every applicant to meet. Applicants must:
- Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course that will be delivered physically in Scotland or via distance online learning or via a combination of both.
- Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
- Not have previously studied in Scotland.
- Not have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.
- Meet the language requirements of the course.
- Complete an application form and submit it by the closing date of 28 May 2021.
- Applicants must demonstrate an interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university and aspire to work and study in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career.
- They must also demonstrate a willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills required to participate in the programme of activities that accompanies the scholarships.
Application Instructions for Scotland Saltire Scholarship:
In order to apply for a Saltire Scholarship, candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course. The scholarship application form must be submitted online and should include the unique reference number you will have received in the offer letter from your Scottish university.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants must demonstrate:
- An interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university.
- The aspiration to work and study in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career.
- A willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills are required to take part in the programme of activities that accompany the scholarships.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.scotland.org/study
Scotland Saltire Scholarship is an MBBS scholarship program specially offered to 50 special international students by the Scotland government wishing to bag a degree in medicine in Scotland.
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