Physics & Astronomy Scholarship

2018 entry

For entrant undergraduate students with a degree intention of Physics, Astrophysics or Theoretical Physics or any joint honours combination involving Physics or Theoretical Physics.


Geographical criteria

Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Wales, EU.

Domicile for fee status

Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Wales, EU.

Level of study


Year of entry

Entrants in 2018


Physics, Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics, Joint degrees with Physics or Theoretical Physics


Physics & Astronomy

Other criteria

Selection is on the basis of financial need.

What does it cover?


1 year

Value (per year)

£1,000 for students intending to study for a degree within the School.

£500 for students intending to study for a joint degree involving the School.

Type of award


Number of awards available


How to apply

This scholarship is available for application through Scholarships and Funding. After you have applied to a new course beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Funding through My Application.

EU countries

Household income will be assessed on below average country specific income rates (for the current year), please convert your local currency to Pounds (GBP) and indicate the exchange rate used in your application. We recommend using the funding financial profile to help calculate your household income before you apply for any needs based scholarships, you can find this in My Application, Scholarships and Funding, Create my funding financial profile.

When do applications open?

Early October 2017

Scholarship application deadline

5 April 2018

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.

When will I hear if my application has been successful?

The outcome of your scholarship application will be available on "View my applications" in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by May 2018.