International Undergraduate Scholarship

Academic year 2019
Amount Up to £4,000

Overview

These entrant scholarships are for international students who will be studying at St Andrews for an undergraduate degree. The scholarships will be awarded as a tuition fee reduction of up to £4,000 per year for each year of the student's undergraduate studies and will be awarded on the basis of financial need.

In order to be eligible, applicants must be able to demonstrate a gross annual household income below the average household income for your country, students should refer to the 'Eligibility' and  'How to apply' section below for more information on country specific household income.

Eligibility

Geographical criteria

International

Domicile for fee status

Overseas fee status

Level of study

Undergraduate

Year of entry

Entrant students in 2019

Subjects

All subjects

Schools

All

Other criteria

Selection is on the basis of financial need.

As part of the application you will be asked to upload the following documents:

Financial Statement: A written personal financial statement describing any history of financial need (such as free school meals/fees), your current financial circumstances (written context of declared household income), any changes to your income (known changes such as job loss), and how a scholarship will assist your learning.

This should include relevant information such as:

  • Details of your personal financial situation
  • Household members earning and those not earning income
  • Any expected changes to this income after you start your intended course
  • Whether you have been in receipt of any financial support such as benefits
  • Any previous needs based scholarships/bursaries you have held
  • Any extenuating circumstances such as carer, dependants, disability, refugee
  • Where self-employed details of wages and drawings are required
  • Any other information that will help us understand why you need funding

Household Income: Evidence of the income stated in your scholarship application as “total household income”. Provide all relevant forms of income for the current or most recent full year: employment/wage/salary statements (most recent three months), tax certificates or returns, confirmation letters from department of work and pensions, letters from local government, FAFSA, Council Tax statement, Tax credits, PIP, DLA, dividends, pension, annuity, where evidence is not available please provide bank statements/E-statements (most recent three months) to show receipt of income. Preferably pdf or similar small file size format and in English.

It is extremely important that you apply to us for funding giving complete and accurate information.

Your course and funding application are not linked, applying for funding in no way impedes your course application decision.

What does it cover?

Duration of award

Annually for the duration of the student's undergraduate programme.

Value of award (per year)

Between £1,000 and £4,000

Tuition or maintenance award?

Contribution towards tuition fee.

Number of awards available

2019 - variable (circa 10)

How to apply

After applying for your chosen course beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, you must allow at least two working days for processing and issue of your log in details before you can apply for this scholarship.

You can access the application form through Scholarships and Funding within My Application (applicant portal).

Information for USA applicants

If you are including a Student Aid Report (SAR) with your scholarship application, please upload this in place of the household income evidence requested in the scholarship application form. To find out how to complete the FAFSA and receive your Student Aid Report, or for general information about US loans, please visit the Loans for US students webpages.

This copy of your student aid report is for your scholarship application only and will not be transferred to the University’s Finance Department for processing your loan application.

International countries

Household income will be assessed on below average country specific income rates (for the current year), please convert your local currency to Pounds (GBP) and indicate the exchange rate used in your application. We recommend using the funding financial profile to help calculate your household income before you apply for any needs based scholarships, you can find this in My Application, Scholarships and Funding, Create my funding financial profile.

When do applications open?

Early October 2018

Scholarship application deadline

18 March 2019

At what stage of my course application can I apply for this scholarship?

You can apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews. Allow at least two working days for processing and issue of your log in details before applying for the scholarship.

You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the scholarship.

When will I hear if my application has been successful?

The outcome of your scholarship application will be available on "View my applications" in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by May 2019.

Deadline

Application will close on 18 March 2019

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