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Scotland's Saltire Scholarship Application Status 

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31st May 2024

Scotland's Saltire Scholarship 

  • Scotland Saltire scholarship program at the university of edinburgh is an award given away by the government of Scotland together with the world class universities of Scotland. The government of Scotland is giving away these grants to students from Pakistan, Canada, China, India, Japan and United States of America.

  • The scholarship is provided for only 1 year of duration of the degree course, in case of student failing to keep up the standards of the Saltire scholarship the scholarship can be revoked. The removal of the scholarship can be done on request of the higher education institute a student is studying.

Study Programs Offered by Scotlands's Saltire Scholarship 2024

Pakistani students can take up a course in any of the field of their interest amongst the following options-


No of scholarships: 50

Host country: Scotland   

Host institute: Scotland universities

Level of study: Scholarships are available for post graduate study programs

Courses: Scholarships are open for all areas of study taught in Scotland universities  

Benefits: Tuition fee

Deadlines: 31 May


  • Healthcare

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Renewable sources of energy

  • Creative industry

  • Medical sciences

Detailed list courses

Host institute of Scotland Scholarhip-

  • Robert Gordon University

  • University of Aberdeen

  •  Abertay University

  • University of Dundee

  • Edinburgh Napier University

  • Queen Margaret University

  • Heriot Watt University

  • The University of Edinburg

  • Glasgow school of art

  • Glasgow Caledonian university

  • University of Glasgow

  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • University of Strathclyde

  • University of St Andrews

  • University of Stirling


Benefits of Scotland's Saltire Scholarship 

  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities and colleges. 

  • It is an incredible opportunity to study in a country with world-leading universities and a long tradition of academic excellence.

  • It worth £8000, towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

Eligibility Criteria of Scotland Saltire Scholarship Pakistan 2022 :

  • The students must be a citizen of Pakistan.

  • Financial statement of being able to bear the cost of living in UK and remaining tuition fee.

  • The Pakistani students must be at least provisionally admitted to any of the universities mentioned above at the time of application.

  • The Pakistani students must not have previously pursued the undergraduate course from Scotland.

  • The Pakistani students must have fulfilled the English language requirements of the course.

  • The Pakistani students needs to be the first time applicant.

  • The Pakistani students must be enrolled in a full time postgraduate course. 

  • The Pakistani students must be seeking an admission in any of the above mentioned course.

  • Applicants must demonstrate an interest in studying in Scotland

  • Must show aspiration to work and study in a global context

  • Demonstrate a willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills

How Pakistani Students can Apply for Scotland Saltire Scholarship?

Application Procedure of Scotland Saltire Scholarship 

  • The Pakistani students must apply to the University of Interest and seek admission.

  • After getting admission letter apply for the scholarship

  • The Pakistani students must apply for the Saltire scholarship on their website when the portal opens on 28 January and upload the required documents before the deadline.

Documents Required For Application

The following documents are needed and the procedure needs to be followed-

  • The passport issued by the government of Pakistan.

  • The letter of admission from any of the Scotish university 

  • Transcripts for academic excellence proof.

  • English language proficiency certificate

  Nationality required:


  Number of scholarships by Scotland Saltire Scholarship 2024:


Scotland Saltire Scholarship Deadline 2024:

  The deadline for scholarship application is 31st May

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FAQs About Scotland Saltire Scholarship 

Can a student from Pakistan apply for Scotland Saltire scholarship 2024?

Yes a student from Pakistan can apply for the scholarship.

What is the level of the study available for Scotland Saltire scholarship 2024?

The scholarship is available for postgraduate level.

Is saltire scholarship available for whole United Kingdom?

No the scholarships is not available for all parts of United Kingdom just Scotland.

Does Scotland give scholarships?

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships is a programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities and colleges.

Can distance learning student avail this scholarship?

No this scholarship only extends to full time students.

How do I get a Scottish Saltire Scholarship?

In order to be eligible for a Saltire Scholarship, candidates must: Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course

How much is the Saltire Scholarship?

Each scholarship will amount to £8,000 and will be tenable for one academic year.

What do Saltire Scholars do?

Saltire Scholars work with some of the world's most recognised brands and innovative companies. 


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