BA International Honours Scholarship: Scholarship for Excellence

The BA International Honours Scholarship is available to students entering first year of the BA International Honours Programme commencing at 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 and contribute to various University publications.

For further information about the William & Mary joint degree programme, please visit the William & Mary webpage.

Eligibility

Geographical criteria

Scotland; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; EU; International.

Domicile for fee status

Scotland; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; EU; International.

Level of study

Undergraduate

Year of entry

Entrant students in 2016

Subjects

BA International Honours (Economics, English, History or International Relations).

The scholarship is not transferable to any other degree programme outside of the BA International Honours.

Schools

Schools of Economics & Finance, English, History or International Relations.

Other criteria

  • Only available to students entering first year of the BA International Honours commencing at 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 and contribute to various University publications. 
  • 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 on the dual degree while studying at both the University of St Andrews and the College of William & Mary. 
  • 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 years

Value (per year)

4 awards are available: 3 awards of $6,000 (USD) per annum and 1 award of over $6,000 (USD) per annum.

Type of award

Contribution towards tuition fees.

Number of awards available

4

(Note: all scholarships will only be awarded if suitable candidates are found)

How to apply

Applicants will be sent an email with instructions on how to apply for scholarships and funding.

Scholarship application deadline

18 March 2016

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 2016