Coronavirus information and guidance

Cheng Scholarship

3 February 2021

The University of St Andrews is pleased to offer the Cheng Scholarship for students ordinarily resident in Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, or Thailand.

The scholarship is for a student starting a Masters degree in September 2021. The scholarship is open to applicants for the Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies' MSc in Sustainable Development and MSc in International Development Practice.

Cheng Scholarship

The scholarship has been made possible by generous gifts from Paul Cheng. Selection is based on both academic merit and financial need.

The scholarship is worth £8,000 payable towards tuition fees.


The closing date for scholarship applications is 24 March 2021. 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.

Further advice on scholarship applications.