Scholarships for research postgraduate programmes

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

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

UK/EU

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.

Offered by Academic Schools and Units

The following scholarships are offered by Academic Schools and Units within the University.

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.

For further information about searching for postgradate funding, including links to online resources and searchable funding databases, please visit the Careers Centre webpages.

Rest of the world

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.

Offered by Academic Schools and Units

The following scholarships are offered by Academic Schools and Units within the University.

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.

For further information about searching for postgradate funding, including links to online resources and searchable funding databases, please visit the Careers Centre webpages.

Research council funding

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