Scholarships for research postgraduate programmes

St Andrews is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of financial circumstances. Bursaries and scholarships reward academic excellence and are designed to help students support themselves during their time at university.

The following is an overview of research postgraduate scholarships currently on offer. Please select where you normally live from the list below.

  • Funded by the University

    The following scholarships are funded by the University of St Andrews and generous donations are made by alumni and friends of the University of St Andrews, charitable trusts and other organisations and companies.

      External

      The following scholarships are administered and funded outside the University of St Andrews but may be available to eligible students who wish to attend the University.

      • Funded by the University

        The following scholarships are funded by the University of St Andrews and generous donations are made by alumni and friends of the University of St Andrews, charitable trusts and other organisations and companies.

          External

          The following scholarships are administered and funded outside the University of St Andrews but may be available to eligible students who wish to attend the University.

          • Funded by the University

            The following scholarships are funded by the University of St Andrews and generous donations are made by alumni and friends of the University of St Andrews, charitable trusts and other organisations and companies.

              External

              The following scholarships are administered and funded outside the University of St Andrews but may be available to eligible students who wish to attend the University.

              Research council funding

              Students who are looking for funding opportunities from research councils can find full information on the research council scholarships page