2022 Global Merit Award in St. Andrews - NEW
Scotland Scholarships

2022 Global Merit Award in St. Andrews – NEW

Closing Dates: 1 February 2022

Application calls for the 2022 Global Merits Awards at St. Andrews in Scotland. The scholarship award is open to all high achieving and academically sound applicants who wish to commence study for the 2022/23 learning year.

St Andrews is a unique place to study and live. Nestled on the east coast of Scotland, students may find themselves crossing golf-courses on their way to class, or jogging along the beach after dinner. Not only does the University have a world-class reputation, it also offers a diverse range of social activities, including over 140 student societies and 50 sports clubs. 

Study Criteria:

  • Only available to students entering their first year of an undergraduate degree (this includes direct entry into year two of course).
  • The Selection Committee seeks applicants who are gifted students with academic excellence. 
  • You will be required to provide a statement of motivation in support of your application (not more than 250 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. Also include details of academic achievements which you believe would make you a good candidate for this scholarship.
  • You will also be required to provide two references; both an academic and personal letter of recommendation (not more than 200 words each).

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Level of study


Year of entry

Entrants in 2022


All excluding Medicine and BA International Honours


All excluding Medicine

How to apply for 2022 Global Merit Award in St. Andrews

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


Annually for the duration of the student’s undergraduate programme

Value (per year)

Up to £5,000

Type of award

Towards tuition fees

Number of awards available

At least 22