Ina Scott Sutherland

Ina Scott Sutherland

The scholarships have been made available through a donation from the Ina Scott Sutherland Charitable Foundation to widen access to higher education by providing financial support to students from groups traditionally under-represented at university.

Awarding Body



£2,500 per year


16 August 2024

Quantity of Awards



Three scholarships will be awarded to students who have been offered and accepted a place to study at The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, at RGU and can demonstrate financial need, academic merit, motivation, and ambition.

The scholarship will offer £2,500 per annum as well as study skills support and mentoring coordinated through the Widening Access team.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Scotland

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time

Mode of Study

  • On Campus

Subject Area

  • Architecture, Construction & Surveying

Other Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for this bursary, students must:

  • be a Scottish domiciled, classed as a home fees student, or classed as an RUK student.
  • be enrolled full time in the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree programme at RGU.
  • meet the bursary specific eligibility criteria.
  • have not already obtained a first degree.

Students must also meet at least one of the additional criteria:

  • Reside in a postcode area which is regarded by the Scottish Government as being within the 20% (Quintile 1) most deprived regions of the country as categorised by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD).
  • Reside in a low-income household (in receipt of Educational Maintenance Allowance or eligible to claim SAAS bursary, i.e., household income below £34,000)
  • Have spent time as a Looked After Child, or Looked After and Accommodated Child, be that at home, in residential, foster or kinship care.
  • Are currently caring, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or addiction cannot cope without your support.
  • Have completed an ‘Access To’ programme.

How to Apply

Eligible applicants will receive an email with details of how to apply. However, if you feel that you qualify or have any questions, please contact

Applications must be received by midnight on 16 August 2024.

An awarding panel will meet at the end of August and successful applicants will be notified in October 2024.

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