St Andrews University Scholarships UK

St Andrews University Scholarships for International Students will offer abroad fee status to undergraduate students beginning in 2022.

The Selection Committee also seeks candidates who are gifted students with academic excellence as the exceptional scholars will be expected to fulfill an ambassadorial role and represent the University at several events.

Worth of St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships for International Students

  • The scholarship provides annually for the duration of the student’s undergraduate program.
  • The Value (per year) for St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships is £25,000.
  • The scholarship covers tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs.

Eligibility for St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships for International Students

  • The scholarship is available to students entering their first year of an undergraduate degree (this includes direct entry into year two of the course).
  • The Selection Committee seeks candidates who are gifted students with academic excellence. The exceptional scholars will be expected to fulfill an ambassadorial role and represent the University at several events.
  • Each candidate will be required to provide a statement of motivation in support of your application (not more than 250 words). This should include his/her reasons for applying for the Scholarship, explaining how he/she would expect to benefit from the opportunities the award provides, and describing how he/she thinks he/she might contribute to the community while studying at the University of St Andrews. It also includes details of academic achievements which you believe would make you a good applicant for St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships.
  • Candidates for the scholarship will be expected to engage with our Student Ambassadors Scheme. Work through the scheme is different, but will likely entail engaging in outreach activities and assisting our Admissions staff with events aimed at prospective students and offer holders to help share your experience of being a student at St Andrew’s University.
  • Scholars will also be required to provide two references; both an academic and personal letter of recommendation (not more than 200 words each).
  • Please note that the academic reference could be from a teacher, college counselor, or someone who knows your academic capabilities well. While the personal reference should be given by a non-family member who will serve as a personal character reference. For instance, an academic advisor who is aware of your attributes, a current or former employer, or a senior staff member in an organization where you have volunteered.
  • However, If due to school policy, you are unable to upload your references please upload a document detailing the name and email address of your referee and request them to email the reference to ugscholarships@st-andrews.ac.uk by the scholarship deadline. You must apply to us for funding by giving complete and correct information. Your course and funding application are not linked and applying for funding in no way hinders your course application.
  • Please note that the St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships for International Students are not available to students applying for BA International Honors.

How to Apply for St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships for International Students

This scholarship is available for application through Funding and Scholarships. After you must have applied to a new course beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Fund through My Application.

For this scholarship, you must wait for at least two working days after applying for your preferred course to begin in the 2022-2023 academic year before you may apply.

However, if you are unable to post your references due to school rules, please attach a document indicating the name and email address of your referee and ask them to email the reference to ugscholarships@st-andrews.ac.uk by the scholarship deadline.

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Application Deadline for St Andrews University Excellence Scholarships for International Students

The scholarship starts at the end of October 2021 and ends in February 2022.

For this scholarship, you must wait for at least two working days after applying for your preferred course to begin in the 2022-2023 academic year before you may apply.

Nevertheless, if you are unable to post your references due to school rules, please attach a document indicating the name and email address of your referee and ask them to email the reference to ugscholarships@st-andrews.ac.uk by the scholarship deadline.

The result of your scholarship application will be available on “View my applications” in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by mid of March 2022.

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