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.
- 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).
Domicile for fee status
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