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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship program for Pakistani students

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship program is a scholarship program offered by the Scottish Government to the international students. This program has the collaboration with several Scottish universities. Every year thousands of international students entertain with this scholarship program. Now, Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship program students will get as the Scholarships in UK for Pakistani Students 2019. The aim to provide this scholarship program is to lead a highly academic excellence and to support the needy students to get a great experience in Scotland.

Every Year a large number of students around the world get benefited from this scholarship program. Pakistani students also invited every year to apply for this scholarship program. This program allows the students of any class or subject i.e. BS, MS, and PhD or Doctoral level students to apply for the scholarship. Applicants must apply within the announced deadlines because applications after deadline do not entertain. Before going to apply applicants must make it sure that they are going to take enrollment in the university which is collaborative with this scholarship program. A single mistake in the application procedure can make you deprive from the scholarship program. So, be aware and attentive while submitting your proposal. Following are the descriptions to earn this scholarship program:

Following subjects will be entertained by the Scholarship program:     

  • Technologies
  • Sciences
  • Creative Industries
  • Health Care
  • Medical Sciences
  • Clean and Renewable Energy
  • And any other offered by the universities

Before going to apply applicants must make it sure that their chosen subject is in the offer list by the university which is collaborative with this scholarship program.

Scholarship Award

Scholarship covers;

  • Tuition fee
  • Medical expenses
  • Laboratory and stationary expenses

Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria to win this scholarship:

  • Students who are going to apply for study in UK first apply for admission and when they will get confirmation letter they will be eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Candidates must not have any undergraduate full-time degree from any Scottish university
  • Candidates who previously accept the scholarship awards from Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship system are not allowed to apply.
  • Candidates can apply in any program of BS, MS and PhD degree program.
  • Candidates must be the citizens of Canada, Japan, India, USA, China, Hong Kong and Pakistan.
  • Non-English speaker students including Pakistani students, sometimes, ask for the English Language proficiency. So, the students (if required) must submit the English Language Proficiency Certificate such as IELTS, TOEFL etc.
  • Applicants who do not meet with the requirement must not apply for the scholarship. In case of non-eligibility, the applications will be rejected.

Required Documents Checklist

Following are the required documents to earn the scholarship:

  • Valid passport with at least 6th-month validity with blank pages,
  • Passport size photographs (if required).
  • Original attested scanned academic documents or records and transcripts are required to show.
  • Applicants will show English Language Proficiency Certificate (if required).
  • Applicants must show a statement of purpose (for the undergraduate program) that shows what your interest of study is and for what major subject you are looking to apply for.
  • Applicants must narrate their study plan (for master degree consists of at least 800 words).
  • Candidates submit a proposal of research (for PhD degree program).

How to Apply

By the following steps students will be eligible to apply for the scholarship program:

  • Applicants must apply for the admission at the university which is collaborative with Scotland’s Saltire program (universities are listed below).
  • Applicants must have or get an acceptance letter from the university to apply for the scholarship.
  • Applicants after selecting the major area of study will submit the dully filled application form at https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships.
  • Applicants must apply before the deadlines. Deadlines detail they can get from the university to which they are going to be enrolled.
  • Applications with incomplete detail, non-eligibility, non-availability of required documents and after the due date will not be entertain.
  • Keep it in mind that applicants will go through a great competitive procedure to earn the scholarship program.

Collaborative Universities

Following are the universities that are collaborative with Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships program. Applicants must make it sure that they are going to enrollment in one of the following university if they are looking for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship Program.

  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • Abertay University
  • University of Dundee
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
  • University of the West of Scotland
  • University of Stirling
  • University of St Andrews

This is the criteria to earn this grant from the Scottish Government. There are several grants UK offers for the Pakistani candidates and Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships in UK for Pakistani Students 2019 will be the best and the easiest way to get the academic excellence at the international level.

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