The Scottish International Scholarships

The Scottish International Scholarships-Programme 2007-2008

The Scottish International Scholarships


The Scottish International Scholarships-Programme 2007-2008

Scottish International Scholarship Programme

Are you a permanent resident of China, India, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand or Singapore who would like to study for a Masters in Scotland?

The Scottish International Scholarship Programme is targeted at graduates in science, technology and the creative industries, and aims to create lasting connections between Scotland and industry leaders and entrepreneurs across the world.

It is supported by the Scottish Executive's Fresh Talent initiative which aims to encourage bright, talented and hard-working individuals to live, work and study in Scotland.

The programme is offering 22 scholarships for the academic year 2007/8 for courses at any Scottish higher education institution.

Why study in Scotland?

Gain an internationally recognised qualification at a world class university

Enhance your career prospects with the chance to network with Scottish companies

Experience a rich and vibrant culture and make new friends and contacts from Scotland and around the world

Have the opportunity to live and work in Scotland for up to two years after your studies

What does the scholarship cover?

The scholarship covers the tuition fees, return economy airfare and a living allowance.

The course must be a Masters programme of not more than 12 months based in a Scottish institution during the academic year 2007/8. Priority will be given to courses in science and technology and the creative industries .

Find out more about studying in Scotland on the Education UK Scotland website.

For other sources of funding search our online scholarships database.

For more information contact your local British Council office.

The Scottish International Scholarship Programme is funded by the Scottish Executive and managed by the British Council.

The Scottish International Scholarships Programme is part of the Fresh Talent Initiative. For more information on living and working in Scotland see

For more informations please visit

Deadline for application: 16 March 2007


The Scottish International Scholarships-Programme 2007-2008