The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow's second-oldest university, with the university receiving its royal charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.
The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third-largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries. The institution was awarded University of the Year 2012 and Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013 by Times Higher Education. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £295.9 million of which £65.6 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £291.8 million.
Entry into many of the courses in the university is competitive and successful entrants in 2015 had an average of 480 UCAS points. It is also one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the distinctive second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge. University of Strathclyde ranks 72nd in the Global 2017 The Economist MBA ranking.
- Scholarships are open to Home and EU students.
- Candidates must be self-funded (ie. not in receipt of any funding from any other scholarships, employer sponsorship, etc) and already hold an offer of a place on the Msc Applied Economics programme for entry September 2018.
- If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
- Candidates should provide a maximum 1000 word statement demonstrating, through their ideas, experience and future career plans (including their reasoning for joining the MSc Applied Economics) why they should be awarded this scholarship.
- Candidates will also be considered on the overall quality of their application and financial need.
Each scholarship worth £6000.
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is online.
June 1, 2018