Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice (Data for Justice) (January 2024 entry)

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Online Postgraduate Scholarships

The University of St Andrews is delighted to be able to offer a scholarship opportunity that can help you achieve your personal development goals. This exciting new Scholarship is available to students wishing to undertake the new online course in Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice (PG Dip or MSc).

Successful students will be awarded a contribution of up to £6,000 in total towards their course fees.

The award is open to entrants commencing online studies in January 2024.

At what stage of my course application can I apply for this scholarship?

You can apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your course application for a place at the University of St Andrews. You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the scholarship.

Application restrictions

Study level

Available to students studying at:



Available to students studying:

Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice (PGDip) - online or Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice (MSc) - online. The scholarship is not available for the Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice (PGCert) - online.

Domicile for fee status

No restrictions


Available to faculty members from:

Geography and Sustainable Development

Application assessment

Financial need (Hardship, means tested)

Available to

Prospective students

Mode of study


Additional criteria

Selection is based on financial need; you will need to provide a statement explaining your current household financial situation (not more than 250 words) and a course suitability statement (not more than 250 words) explaining the following:

Suitability statement 

  • why you have applied for this course 
  • how the course relates to your personal or professional ambitions 
  • how your academic and professional background show you have the skills needed to work effectively at postgraduate level.  


How to apply

After you have applied to a new course beginning in academic year 2023, you will be provided with login details for the My application portal.

This scholarship is available to complete and submit through ‘View my funding applications’ in the Scholarships and Funding section of My application.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the University of St Andrews scholarships terms and conditions

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When will I know the outcome?

The outcome of your scholarship application will be available on View or continue my funding applications in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by mid-December.