Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS)


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) are one of the most well known scholarships offered by the Scottish government to international students who opt to pursue their higher education at colleges and universities in Scotland. International students preparing to pursue undergraduate, masters or PhD courses from Scotland can apply for the scholarship which grants £2000 to 200 awardees for covering the cost of the tuition fees of one year of full-time study of your chosen course in any of the 19 Scottish universities. Students hailing from the United States of America, Canada, China and India are eligible for the scholarship.

Important Dates


Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship is provided to new international students intending to pursue full-time higher education studies in Scotland. All applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify for the scholarships.

  • They must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university for a course covered by the scholarship.
  • They must be permanent residents of Canada, India, USA or the People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong also being eligible as it is a Special Administrative Region of China).
  • They should also be able to cover all the expenses remaining after the funds awarded by the scholarship.
  • All applicants must submit their application forms for the scholarship to their selected institution .
  • They must also not have previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland.
  • They should also not have previously been awarded a Saltire Scholarship.
  • Undergraduate, Masters or PhD level studying in science, technology, creative industries, financial services, renewable and clean energy are eligible.
  • Only full-time courses delivered at Scottish universities are eligible.

How to Apply

All applications for the scholarship are to be made online at

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

Phone: +44-08457-741-741


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