University of Glasgow Doctoral Scholarship Awards 2021/2022
The University of Glasgow, Scotland’s celebrated university has once again released the large scholarship bUdget for the 2022 academic budget, with doctoral scholarships covering a wide range of faculties.
This article would inform you of some of the opportunities available at the University of Glasgow.
Before you proceed, I would want you to be aware that this article contains doctoral scholarships, meaning that all the scholarships we have written about here are for postgraduate students.
However, this is not to say that the University of Glasgow does not have opportunities for undergraduate students, it is not just contained in this doctoral scholarship article.
Now we’ve understood that, let’s move on.
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Doctoral Scholarships Offered By The University of Glasgow:
The University of Glasgow offers her doctoral scholarships by faculty. The scholarships are grouped by department and there are over one thousand scholarship options open to the departments at the University of Glasgow.
- Physics & Astronomy PhD scholarships:
Science enthusiasts and candidates who are curious about the inner workings of the human body and wish to pursue a further study at the University of Glasgow, the faculty of Physics & Astronomy has a scholarship for PhD students in nuclear physics, particle physics (experiment and theory), gravitational waves, astronomy and astrophysics.
The number of scholarships that would be awarded is not started, however, it is open to the countries of;
- Czech Republic
The selected candidates would be awarded a full tuition fee scholarship and stipend at the University of Glasgow for three and a half years of study in Physics & Astronomy research.
This concludes it for the scholarship offered in Physics & Astronomy at the University of Glasgow.
- Jim Gatheral Scholarship
This is for mathematical adept students. The Jim Gatheral scholarship opportunity is for PhD students in order to enrich their academic experience, and research achievements and learn or develop new techniques in the field of mathematical modelling.
However, instead of the said scholarship covering tuition fees, it covers an extensive internship program for students to gain intensive work experience in the placement year.
This scholarship holds for two months at whatever centre of advanced study you choose in the UK and it is open to all postgraduate research students registered at and attending the University of Glasgow who is studying for a doctoral degree (PhD).
The finding is in the sum of not less than £4000.
Students studying for a master’s degree are ineligible to apply.
- University of Glasgow Doctoral Scholarship Awards For Law;
There is a lot of funding for studebts in the department of law.
- The GREAT Scholarships for Justice and Law;
This is a government collaborated scholarship between the University of Glasgow and the ministry of justice born from the Study in UK campaign by the government.
This scholarship is for postgraduate students who are studying for a masters degree and the selected candidate would be offered £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year master’s programme to students from Malaysia.
Yes, this is an international scholarship open only to Malaysian students and it is jointly funded by the University of Glasgow with the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council.
- University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence Partners Award
The University itself funds this particular award which is also international but limited to African & Caribbean countries.
The University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence Partners Award is for a postgraduate taught Masters programme in any discipline for the academic session 2022/23.
This award is open to only 10 students from the eligible countries and would be applied as a full tuition fee waiver for 2022/ 2023.
- Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans England only (PTFL):
Although this cannot be termed a scholarship per se, it is also a source of funding, but this time, in form of a loan.
If you’re an English student looking to study a taught Masters programme in Glasgow then you can apply for a student loan.
Certainly, a lot of up to up to £11,570 to help with course fees and living costs, however, you are expected to pay back this loan and also the interest charged on the loan.
This funding opportunity is open only to English students so that they can apply for a non-means-tested Postgraduate Master’s Loan.
If you’re studying by online learning, you can also apply.
- Sanctuary Scholarships
This scholarship is given based on charity.
It is granted to students who truly cannot afford it, and add facing challenges in funding their passion for further studies.
In this academic session, the University of Glasgow is offering up to 20 Sanctuary Scholarships for applicants.
Luckily, this scholarship is open to both postgraduate and undergraduate students who are either already enrolled at the University of Glasgow or have just been accepted to study.
The scholarship is full time; it would cover the full cost of tuition throughout your required years of study, this is why it is aimed at students who cannot afford it no matter how hard they try.
The Sanctuary Scholarship also provides a £5,000 per year stipend, to assist with study costs.
Only the stipend would be paid directly to you, the rest of the cost incurred would be credited directly to the University of Glasgow.
- College of Science and Engineering Deans’ Award:
This scholarship is academically centred and highly intellectual students in the fields of science and technology.
The faculty of Science and Engineering is offering ten scholarships worth £10,000 each towards tuition fees for academically excellent students wishing to study an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught programme within the faculty of Science and Engineering programme portfolio.
- EU Welcome Award
To encourage international students to apply to the University of Glasgow, the said institution offers a welcome or should we say, freshers award for existing and future EU students, as a way of supporting EU talent to make their home at the University of Glasgow.
Also, due to the financial consequences of Brexit, the University of Glasgow are therefore delighted to offer the EU Welcome Award to new incoming EU students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme for Academic Session 2022-23.
This scholarship can not b combined with any other scholarship by the University of Glasgow or otherwise.
£5,000 of tuition fee is granted to the selected students as a tuition fee waiver.
- The Clan Gregor Society Prize:
Clan Gregor is a Highland Scottish clan and The Clan Gregor Society is offering an award to new entrants to the University of Glasgow who descends from Clan Gregor.
So this means you have to go back and look really hard through your family tree to see if you can trace your roots back to the Scottish highland.
If you do find it, you will be asked to submit an application highlighting areas of consideration such as academic excellence and financial need.
The award is open to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants although the exact award price or the number of awards is not known.
These are the doctoral scholarship awards available at the University of Glasgow and if you did not see a scholarship that favours you, you would be glad to know that this article, had in no way covered even a fraction of the hundreds of doctoral scholarships available the University of Glasgow.
Now we know the scholarships available, it is also pertinent that you know the requirement of a postgraduate student if you are thinking of applying.
Documents You Need To Apply For A Postgraduate Taught Programme At The University Of Glasgow:
- A final or current undergraduate degree transcript (and an official translation) – scanned copy in the colour of the original document.
- A Degree certificate (and an official translation) if you have already completed your degree – scanned copy in the colour of the original document.
- One reference on headed paper (applicants to Doctorate in Education must provide two references)
- Copy of your passport (photopage) – non-EU applicants only.
- If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide a language test before you can start your studies.
- Any other requirements specifically demanded by your program of choice.
If you have any questions, please ask.