Application is now open for the INTO Stirling Progression Scholarships at the University of Stirling. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in.
About the University of Stirling and Scholarship
The University of Stirling, known as the University o Stirlin in Scots and Oilthigh Shruighlea in Scottish Gaelic, was granted a royal charter in 1967 and stands as a prominent public university located in Stirling, Scotland. The university is nestled within the Airthrey Castle estate, a walled compound, and is situated in the heart of Scotland’s Central Belt.
The university’s campus, encompassing approximately 360 acres (1.5 km2), includes various facilities such as the Stirling Innovation Park and the Dementia Center. It is positioned at the foothills of the Ochil Hills, offering a picturesque and serene academic setting. Notably, the Airthrey Estate and the University of Stirling were recognized as top 20 British 20th-century cultural monuments by the International Council on Monuments and Sites in 2002.
In terms of student enrollment, the university boasts a diverse community of 14,000 full- and part-time students as of 2022. It also collaborates with esteemed institutions such as Hebei Normal University in China, and the Singapore Institute of Management in Singapore, and has a presence in Oman, offering a range of foreign degree programs. The only Human Rights and Diplomacy program taught in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is offered by the institution and is an MSc in Human Rights and Diplomacy.
With a reputation for excellent instruction and socially significant research, Stirling is a pre-1992, mid-ranked UK university. The University of Stirling boasts an impressive array of achievements and recognitions. It is positioned among the top 50 universities globally that are under 50 years old, securing the 2nd rank in the UK and 46th in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Additionally, it holds a strong position among the top 40 universities in the UK as per the Complete University Guide.
Stirling University stands out as the leader in Scotland and the 3rd in the UK for graduate employability, with an outstanding record of over 96% of graduates securing employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduation. Notably, in the QS World University Rankings, the university achieved a 5-star rating in five categories: Teaching, Employability, Facilities, Inclusiveness, and Internationalization, demonstrating its commitment to excellence.
In specific academic areas, the University of Stirling excels, ranking 1st in the UK for Social Work, 2nd in Scotland for Communication and Media Studies, and 2nd in Scotland for Marketing.
This scholarship opportunity is extended to students who have completed a qualifying pathway program offered by the INTO University of Stirling joint venture. These students are eligible for the scholarship when they progress to undertake an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at the University of Stirling, further enhancing the institution’s commitment to academic excellence and accessibility.
- Students who progress with an overall score of 60-69%: a £3,000 tuition fee waiver.
- Scholars who progress with an overall score of 50-59%: £2,000 tuition fee waiver.
- Scholars who progress with an overall score of 70% and above £4,000 tuition fee waiver.
Please note that the fee waiver associated with this scholarship applies exclusively to the first year of study at the University of Stirling. This means that the scholarship covers the tuition fees for the initial year of your program. Applicants need to be aware of this specific term when considering this scholarship opportunity.
Details about INTO Stirling Progression Scholarships at the University of Stirling:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Stirling, UK
Scholarship Value: Up to £4,000 fee waiver
Number of awards: N/A
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Stirling, UK
Eligibility Criteria for INTO Stirling Progression Scholarships
Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be eligible for INTO Stirling Progression Scholarships at the University of Stirling:
- Have received a conditional or unconditional offer of admission for an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Stirling.
- Be classified as an overseas student for tuition fee purposes and commit to full-time enrollment.
- Have completed a relevant INTO pathway program at the INTO University of Stirling Center. It’s important to note that English-only courses, such as pre-sessional language courses, are not eligible for this scholarship.
- The scholarship opportunity applies only to students studying at the Stirling campus.
Application Process for INTO Stirling Progression Scholarships
Students will be automatically identified as part of the admissions process. This means that there is no need for a separate application to be considered for this award. As long as you meet the specified eligibility criteria and are admitted to an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Stirling, you will be considered for the scholarship without the need for an additional application. You can visit the official website for further details.
The Application Deadline is: Not Specified
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