Closing Dates: 1 February 2022
Great News! Application calls for the 2022 International Excellence Scholarship Awards in Scotland. The International Excellence Scholarship is available to international students who is seeks Undergraduate admission for the 2022/2023 academic session at the University of St. Andrews.
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.
- Only available to students entering their first year of undergraduate degree study (this includes direct entry into year two of course).
- 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 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.
- Recipients of the scholarship will be expected to engage with the Student Ambassadors Scheme. Work through the scheme is varied, but will likely entail engaging in outreach activities and assisting our Admissions staff with events aimed at prospective students and offer holders to help share your experience of being a student at 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).
Domicile for fee status
Year of entry
Entrants in 2022
(Please note that this scholarship is not available to students who are transferring to St Andrews, or to those who have deferred entry.)
All excluding Medicine and BA International Honours
Annually for the duration of the student’s undergraduate programme
Value (per year)
Up to £25,000
Type of award
To cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs
How to Apply for 2022 International Excellence Scholarship Awards in Scotland:
You can apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews, allow at least two working days for processing and issue of your log in details. You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the scholarship.
These scholarships are available for application through the International Excellence Scholarship in the Scholarships and Funding catalogue. After you have applied to a new course beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Funding through My Application.