About the QMU International Scholarship
Queen Margaret University are pleased to offer a small number of competitive scholarships for new international students. 

If you have any questions about the scholarships available please do not hesitate to contact international@qmu.ac.uk

How much are the scholarship?
The scholarship is worth £3000 and is granted as a reduction of the tuition fee. It is not possible to use a scholarship as payment towards any deposit required for your programme. The scholarship is payable for one single-year of study, and students cannot reapply in subsequent years.

Who is eligible to apply?
Scholarship applications are accepted from students who have applied for a course taught on campus at Queen Margaret University on an Undergraduate or taught Postgraduate degree programme. Students do not have to have been made an offer or accepted their place at the time of application. Applicants must be self-funding (i.e. not funded by a sponsor), and on a programme with an international tuition fee of more than £9000 per year.

When must I apply by?
Students starting in September should apply by 31 March for a first round of allocations. A second round of allocations will be made for scholarships returned and applications should be made by 31 May. If you have already submitted an application for consideration in the first round there is no need to submit a second application. Students starting in January should apply by 31 October.

How do I apply and how is my application assessed?
To apply for a scholarship you must complete this online form. In particular you should complete a supporting statement of between 500 and 1000 words. You should include in this statement
• Your reasons for choosing your degree programme AND how this particular course would be of benefit to you in your future career
• Your interest in studying at Queen Margaret University, and/or in Scotland
• Information on any noteworthy academic or professional achievements to-date
• A description of the positive financial impact that the scholarship would have on you (e.g. you may wish to provide information on your typical income and any financial commitments that you have)
• any other matter which you may consider to be relevant to your application
NO additional documentation (e.g. CV’s, references or statements) will be considered and should attached. Your university application form will not be used as part of the decision making process. The statement will be assessed by a panel and applicants will be notified of a decision after the closing date and the scholarship panel have met.

Personal Details

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Supporting Statement
Your supporting statement should be between 500 and 1000 words. You should include: • Your reasons for choosing your degree programme AND how this particular course would be of benefit to you in your future career • Your interest in studying at Queen Margaret University and/or in Scotland • Information on any noteworthy academic or professional achievements to-date • A description of the positive financial impact that the Scholarship would have on you (e.g. you may wish to provide information on your typical income and any financial commitments that you have) • any other matter which you may consider to be relevant to your application NO additional documentation (e.g. CV’s, references or statements) will be considered and should not be sent. Your university application form will not be used as part of the decision making process.
Declaration
We want to assure you that this information will be kept in the strictest confidence, and will be passed only to University staff who are directly involved in determining the outcome of your scholarship application. Please see Queen Margaret University’s student privacy statement for information about how we collect and use personal information about you https://www.qmu.ac.uk/media/4728/student-privacy-statement-may-2018.pdf.