International Excellence Scholarship
The International Excellence Scholarship is available to international students who will be studying at St Andrews for an undergraduate degree starting in 2017. The Selection Committee seeks applicants who are gifted students with academic excellence. The successful scholars will be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at a number of events.
Geographical criteria - International
Domicile for fee status - International
Level of study - Undergraduate
Year of entry - Entrants in 2017
(Please note that this scholarship is not available to students who are transferring to St Andrews, or to those who have deferred entry.)
Subjects - All excluding Medicine
(Please note that this scholarship is not available to students applying for BA International Honours.)
Schools - All excluding Medicine
- Only available to students entering first year of an undergraduate degree.
- The Selection Committee seeks applicants who are gifted students with academic excellence. The successful scholars will be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at a number of events.
- You will be required to provide a statement of motivation in support of your application (not more than 200 words). This should include your reasons for applying for the Scholarship, explaining how you would expect to benefit from the opportunities the award provides, and describing how you think you might contribute to the community while studying at the University of St Andrews.
- You will also be required to provide two references; both an academic and personal letter of recommendation (not more than 200 words each). The academic reference could be from a teacher, college counsellor or someone who knows your academic capabilities well. The personal reference should be given from a non-family member who will serve as a personal character reference. For example an academic advisor who is aware of your personal attributes, a current or former employer, senior staff member in an organisation where you have volunteered.
What does it cover?
Duration - 4 or 5 years – depending on the degree applied for.
Value (per year) - 2 awards of £25,000
Type of award - To cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs
Number of awards available - 2
(Note: all scholarships will only be awarded if suitable candidates are found)
How to apply
This scholarship is available for application through Scholarships and Funding. After you have applied to a new course beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Funding through My Application.
When do applications open? - Early November 2016
Scholarship application deadline - 16 March 2017
When should I apply to my chosen course?
Please apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews. You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the scholarship.
When will I hear if my application has been successful? - Mid-April 2017
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