Faculty of Engineering International Scholarships Postgraduate

Academic year 2024


We offer a number of scholarships for our Faculty of Engineering applicants joining postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses in academic year 2024/25.

All self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying offer holders with strong academic qualifications are encouraged to apply. Please note - you must hold an offer to a full-time postgraduate taught degree course starting in September 2024 or January 2025 before your scholarship application will be considered. If applying for postgraduate research course you must start during the 2024/25 academic year.

If you're applying for a postgraduate taught degree course, you'll receive a scholarship award equivalent to a 15% reduction of your fees, which will typically be up to £4,240.*

If you're applying for a postgraduate research degree course, you'll receive a scholarship award equivalent to a 15% reduction of your fees for each year of study. Postgraduate research degree applicants can apply year round for the scholarships.

* If you are studying a two year MSc course, you will receive a 15% scholarship for your first year only. The amount varies for selected courses with a different tuition fee, including courses within Architecture & Biomedical Engineering.


Postgraduate Taught

To be considered for the Faculty of Engineering International Scholarship applicants should have a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree.

Dean's International Excellence Awards

Students who apply for this award are required to demonstrate academic excellence (usually a UK first-class undergraduate degree or international equivalent), and the potential to make a significant contribution to the Strathclyde community during their studies and in their chosen profession upon graduation (assessed by information provided in the scholarship application form). The deadline for applications for the Dean’s International Excellence Award is 28 June 2024.

Important things to note:

  • The value of the postgraduate taught scholarship award is equivalent to a 15% reduction of your fees for your first year of study. This is typically up to £4,240.

  • If you are studying a two-year MSc course, you will receive a 15% scholarship for your first year only.

  • The amount varies for selected courses with a different fee, including courses within Architecture and Civil and Environmental Engineering and Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering.

  • Applicants awarded the scholarship and studying an 18-month MSc course will receive a scholarship typically equating to £4,240. 

  • If you're applying for postgraduate research degree course, you'll receive a scholarship award equivalent to a 15% reduction of your fees for each year of study.

  • The Faculty of Engineering’s International Scholarships are only open for self-funded, international (non-EU) fee-paying applicants enrolling on a full-time course.  Those who receive full sponsorship from a government office or embassy are not eligible to apply.

  • Applications are now being accepted and completed application forms should be submitted as early as possible.

  • In order to be considered for a scholarship an applicant must hold an offer to study a full-time course in the 2024/25 academic year.

  • The deadline for applicants applying to study a postgraduate taught course in September 2024 is 16 September 2024. 

  • Students are only eligible for one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.

  • Students who do not meet any of the required criteria in this announcement will automatically not be considered.

  • The Faculty of Engineering's decision on the awarding of scholarships is final.

Postgraduate taught applicants only:

  • Postgraduate taught applicants who wish to be considered for the Dean’s International Excellence Award have to apply no later than 28 June 2024. Following this deadline, those candidates who have been selected to receive this scholarship will be notified by email in due course.

  • Those candidates who are selected for the Dean’s International Excellence Award will normally be required to pay their deposit within 3 weeks of notification to remain eligible for the scholarship.

  • After 28 June 2024, postgraduate taught applicants may still apply to receive a Faculty of Engineering International Scholarship (value: 15% of fee) only.


Application will close on 16 September 2024


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