George McElveen III Scholarship

Application period opens
Friday 27 October 2023
Application period closes
This scholarship deadline has now passed (Friday 2 February 2024)
Entry
2024
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International Undergraduate Scholarships

This entrant scholarship is for international students from North or South Carolina, Georgia, or Virginia who will be studying at St Andrews for an undergraduate degree starting in 2024, and have an interest in golf. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need.

Value of award (per year)

£8,000 towards tuition fees (3 awards)

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?

You can apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews. Allow at least two working days for processing and issue of your log in details before applying for the scholarship. 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

Domicile for fee status

Overseas

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), Evidence based (e.g. sport/music/travel)

Available to

Prospective students

Mode of study

Full time, Part time - daytime

Geographical criteria

United States of America

Additional criteria

An interest in golf, indicated in your application explaining this interest.

Selection is also on the basis of financial need.

As part of the application you will be asked to upload the following document:

Household Income: Evidence of the income stated in your scholarship application as total household income. Provide all relevant forms of income for the current or most recent full year: employment/wage/salary statements (most recent three months), tax certificates or returns, confirmation letters from Department of Work and Pensions, award letters from Social Security Scotland, letters from local government, Council Tax statement, Tax credits, PIP, DLA, dividends, pension, annuity, where evidence is not available please provide bank statements/E-statements (most recent three 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.

Your course and funding application are not linked, applying for funding in no way impedes your course application decision.

How to apply

This scholarship is available for application via the International Undergraduate scholarship through the scholarships and funding catalogue in the Scholarships and Funding section of My application.

After you have applied to a new course beginning in the academic year 2024, 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.

Please apply to the International Undergraduate scholarship in order to be considered for the award listed above.

Scholarship application form guidance

Information for USA applicants

If you are including a Student Aid Report (SAR) with your scholarship application, please upload this in place of the household income evidence requested in the scholarship application form. To find out how to complete the FAFSA and receive your Student Aid Report, or for general information about US loans, please visit the Loans for US students webpages.

This copy of your student aid report is for your scholarship application only and will not be transferred to the University’s Finance Department for processing your loan application.

Terms and conditions

Please read the University of St Andrews scholarships terms and conditions

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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.

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 March 2024.