Abertay University Bursaries

Abertay University Bursaries

International Scholarships and Bursaries

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The Chevening programme was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from 118 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support more than 600 individuals. There are over 42,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.  Guidance for applicants can be found in this Chevening Scholarship Leaflet or on the Chevening website.

Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright Awards Programme offers a wide range of study abroad opportunities to US citizens including Postgraduate Student Awards for those wishing to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK in any subject.  Details of all Fulbright opportunities can be found on their website.

Global Study Awards – Get up to £10,000 to expand your horizons

The Global Study Awards are designed to support highly motivated, talented individuals who can actively demonstrate:

  • their potential to contribute to society through their studies;
  • a strong commitment to developing their career;
  • their sincere interest in increasing intercultural understanding and exchange.

Successful candidates will be willing to engage with the British Council IELTS, ISIC and StudyPortals communities, and publicly share their experiences with other students. The Global Study Awards will be available to prospective students in all countries worldwide. The Global Study Awards will enable the successful candidate(s) to study abroad, on any chosen undergraduate or postgraduate programme at a higher education institution. The Global Study Awards cannot be used by a successful candidate to study domestically.  More information can be found on the Study Portals website.

Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarships

The Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme is open for lecturers at Indonesian universities and administrative staff at DIKTI and Indonesian state universities, to undertake postgraduate study at many leading universities and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.  The programme will fund up to 750 academics to come and study in the UK over the next five years.  All academic subjects are eligible for funding under the DIKTI programme.  For more information please visit the Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship programme homepage.

Scottish Saltire Scholarships

The University is participating in the Scottish Saltire Scholarships programme. Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions.  The scheme offers up to 100 awards, each worth £4000 towards the cost of tuition fees for one year of study.  These Scholarships are towards the tuition fees, for one year of study, on a full-time undergraduate, taught postgraduate Masters and PhD course. The closing date for these scholarships is Friday 12 May 2017. More information on the scholarships, along with application details can be found on the Study in Scotland website.

Takahashi & Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship

Established in 2009 by the Japan-Scotland Society (JSS) to commemorate the founder, Mr Takahashi Yoshiteru, and the long-time donor and supporter of the society, Mr James T Howat, these scholarships aim to assist Japanese students at Masters level of any speciality studying at Scottish universities to flourish in an international society.  Two scholarship awards are offered per year to the value of 300,000JPY.  Applicants must be Japanese nationals planning to enter a postgraduate course at Masters level in a Scottish university, and expect to be active in the Japan-Scotland Society after completion of their studies.  More information can be found on the Japan-Scotland Society website.

TOEFL Scholarships

Applicants to the University may apply to be considered for the TOEFL Scholarship Programme.  Details can be found on the TOEFL website.

Other scholarships and financial support

Students looking for further financial support or scholarships should contact their local British Council Office. Applicants are encouraged to apply for support from the following schemes: British Chevening Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarships, British Marshall Scholarship, and Fulbright. For a brief overview of these schemes please contact the Student Recruitment Office.