Accommodation Awards at University of St. Andrews in UK, 2018-19

Scholarship Description:

Prospective students can apply for financial support towards their accommodation costs. There is a limited number of awards available of £1,500 per annum, the selection is based on financial need.

The University of St. Andrews is one of the best value places in the UK to gain a postgraduate degree. Our tuition fees are lower than many other universities, and the cost of living in the UK is amongst the most affordable in the country.

Degree level:

The Scholarship is available to pursue a postgraduate degree program.

Field of Study:

The scholarship is available to study the entire subject offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: 

The scholarship will be awarded worth up to £1,500 and annually for the full tuition fee-paying duration of the student’s program.


  • The scholarship is available for the UK, EU and international students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants from outside the UK should refer to the “How to apply” section below for more information on household income. As part of the application you will be asked to upload the following documents:

Financial Statement: A written personal financial statement describing any history of financial need (such as free school meals/fees), your current financial circumstances (written context of declared household income), any changes to your income (known changes such as job loss), and how a scholarship will assist your learning. This should include relevant information such as:

  1. Details of your personal financial situation
  2. Household members earning and those not earning income
  3. Any expected changes to this income after you start your intended course
  4. Whether you have been in receipt of any financial support such as benefits
  5. Any previous needs based scholarships/bursaries you have held
  6. Any extenuating circumstances such as carer, dependants, disability, refugee
  7. Where self-employed details of wages and drawings are required
  8. Any other information that will help us understand why you need funding
    It is extremely important that you apply to us for funding giving complete and accurate        information. Your course and funding application are not linked and applying for funding in no way impedes your course application.

English Language Requirements:

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: This scholarship is available for application through the Scholarships and Fundingcatalogue.

  1. If you have applied for a Postgraduate Taught program (e.g. MSc, MLitt, MRes, PG Certificate, PG Diploma, and Conversion Diploma), you should apply for the Accommodation Award – Postgraduate Taught. You can apply for scholarships and funding by logging into My Application after you have applied for a Postgraduate Taught program. You should wait until the next working day after submission before attempting to access My Application.
  2. If you have applied for a Postgraduate Research program (e.g. PhD, MPhil, MFA), you should apply for the Accommodation Award – Postgraduate Research. After applying for your research course you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the Scholarships and Funding catalogue.

Information for non-UK applicants: Household income will be assessed on below average country-specific income rates. When entering your income details in the scholarship application form, please convert your local currency to Pounds Sterling (GBP) and indicate the exchange rate you have used in the relevant question in the scholarship application form.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Application Form: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

April 30, 2019.

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