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Saltire Scholarship

Saltire Scholarship

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship is a programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy

Awarding Body
Robert Gordon University
Scottish Government
£8,000 discount on tuition fees
Applications not currently open for 2021/22. Dates to be confirmed
Quantity of Awards
50 per year


This is an excellent opportunity for students to experience studying and living in Scotland and become part of the Saltire Scholar Community.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Canada
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Pakistan
  • USA

If your country is not listed, you may still be eligible for other funding or scholarships.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • Architecture, Construction & Surveying
  • Art & Design
  • Computing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Health & Sport Science
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Pharmacy & Life Sciences

Other Requirements

Applicants must:

  • have an offer to study at RGU
  • be a citizen of one of the selected countries
  • not have studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland
  • not have previously received the Saltire Scholarship
  • meet the English requirements for the course
  • submit an application form prior to the deadline
  • be studying a full time course delivered in Scotland
  • studying a course in Science, Technology, Creative Industries, Healthcare and Medical Sciences and Renewable and Clean Energy. 

How to Apply

Students must apply to RGU for their chosen course:

Once you have a student number, apply to Saltire:

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