600th Anniversary Scholarship

Application period opens
Friday 27 October 2023
Application period closes
This scholarship deadline has now passed (Wednesday 10 April 2024)
Entry
2024
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St Andrews Access Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by the 600th Anniversary Scholarship fund and forms part of the Wardlaw Scholarship scheme, established in 2004 to provide financial assistance to academically gifted students who would otherwise struggle with the cost of studying at the University of St Andrews.

Value of award (per year)

£4,400 towards maintenance

Duration of award

This award is paid annually for the duration of the student's undergraduate programme.

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

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.

Application restrictions

Study level

Available to students studying at:

Undergraduate

Subjects

Available to students studying:

No restrictions.

Domicile for fee status

Scotland home, Rest of UK

Schools

Available to faculty members from:

Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Divinity, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics and Finance, English, Film Studies, Geography and Sustainable Development, History, International Relations, Management, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology and Neuroscience, Social Anthropology

Application assessment

Financial need (Hardship, means tested)

Available to

Prospective students

Mode of study

Full time, Part time - daytime

Geographical criteria

Scotland (UK/Home), England (UK), Northern Ireland (UK), Wales (UK)

Additional criteria

Requirements of the Scholarship

If applying to this scholarship, please be aware of the following requirements:

  • Core personal details may be passed to the benefactors of your scholarship. Your name, the name of your town of origin, school/college and subject of study will be passed to the donor of the scholarship with your consent.
  • Your scholarship award in subsequent years of study is conditional upon your successful completion of the academic requirements to progress in your proposed subject of study at the University of St Andrews. If your scholarship is subject-related then your award is usually also conditional upon your continuing to study that specific subject.
  • Attendance at Development related scholarship events (including invitations to meet the donors) is strongly encouraged. You will be invited to these as appropriate by the Development Office.
  • Submission of reports throughout the period of scholarship support. You are required to submit an Introductory Biography at the start of your award period and the Development Office will contact you towards the end of the academic session for a report on your time at St Andrews to share with the donors of your award. This will be an annual cycle for the duration of your award.

How to apply

This scholarship is available through the St Andrews Access Scholarship application in the View and continue my scholarships and funding in the Scholarships and Funding section of My application.

After you have applied to a new course beginning in the academic year 2024-25, you will be provided with login details for the My application portal. You must allow at least two working days for processing and issue of your log in details before you can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship application form guidance

Selection is on the basis of financial need.

Upload the following document:

Household income evidence: As stated in your funding financial profile. All relevant forms of income for the most recent full year including: employment, wage, salary statement, tax certificate, tax return, letter from department of work and pensions, local government, Council Tax statement, Tax credits, PIP, DLA, dividends, pension, annuity and where evidence is not available provide bank statements, E-statements (3 months) to show receipt of income. Preferably pdf or similar small file size format and in English.

It is extremely important that you apply to us for funding giving complete and accurate information.

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 my applications" in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by mid May 2024.