The University of Stirling calls for applications for International Postgraduate Awards for September 2016 offered to students entering directly into a full-time master’s degree programmes, delivered at the University’s Stirling campus.
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Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing full-time master’s degree programmes.
Study Subject: Awards are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Worth of Award: Each award has a value of £3,000
For entry in September 2016 International Postgraduate Awards are offered to taught postgraduate applicants who are self-funded and liable to pay tuition fees at the overseas rate. Awards are available for students domiciled in, or nationals of the following countries, subject to meeting country-specific academic criteria as outlined below:
Canada – minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Ghana – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Hong Kong – minimum Second Class Honours (Division I)
India – minimum average grade profile of 60 percent
Kenya – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Japan – minimum average grade profile of 75 percent
Malaysia – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Nigeria – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Norway – minimum average grade profile of Grade B
Oman – minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 4.3 GPA on a 5.0 scale
Singapore – minimum Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Taiwan – minimum average grade profile of 75 percent
Thailand – minimum 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale
USA – minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Vietnam – minimum average grade profile of 75 percent
Nationality: Citizens of Canada, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, USA and Vietnam can apply.
How to Apply
Students from eligible countries will automatically be assessed for an International Postgraduate Award as part of the admissions process; there is no separate application required for this award. Students who qualify for the award will be notified by Admissions, once academic offer conditions have been met.
Deadline: The closing date for application is 31 August 2016.