GCU New Postgraduate Student Scholarship- Masters

Awarded By: Glasgow Caledonian University in UK
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 17, 2024
Amount: POUND 3,000
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

International students with Indian, Nigerian and Pakistani nationality, who study a full-time postgraduate taught course from the academic year September 2024-2025 are eligible for up to £3,000 scholarship in the form of a tuition fee discount.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for all Masters Degree. Some of them include –

  • Master of Science in Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Biomolecular & Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Food Bioscience
  • Master of Science in Construction Management
  • Master of Science in Advanced Internetwork Engineering
  • Master of Science in Public Health
  • Master of Business Administration in Luxury Brand Management
  • Master of Science in Big Data Technologies
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Mechancial Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Science in Applied Instrumentation and Control
  • Master of Science in Electrical Power Engineering
  • Scholarship amount details

    Max scholarship per student: Pound 3,000 => Rs 3,17,070
    Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 105.69 (last updated 9th January 2024)
    Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

    Scholarship amount can be used for:

    Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
    Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
    Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
    Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
    Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
    Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
    Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
    Application × Not covered in scholarship
    Others × Not covered in scholarship

    Number of students to be awarded:

    Eligible student nationality

    India, United States of America, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Appication Process for this scholarship

    • SOP:
    • Statement of Purpose is required and should contain the following:
    • Motivation for wanting to study this particular course, at GCU in particular, and how you have learned more about this course
    • What interests you about your chosen course’s content, and what makes it the most suitable one for you to undertake
    • Was there a particular factor in your choice of institution, such as the local area, the reputation of the team involved in the course, placement opportunities, or similar?
    • Your background, in relation to previous studies, employment or work experience, and why this course represents an appropriate progression from what you have done before
    • Your plan upon graduation and how this course will help you realistically achieve your goals and objectives
    • Should also outline why you wish to study in the UK, rather than study a course in your home country
    • The statement of purpose should be your own work, conveying your own views, and should not contain text copied from the GCU website or elsewhere
    • LOR:
    • Letters of reference should be provided on company/institution headed paper and signed by the referee Photocopies of these are fine
    • Academic references should be provided by a current or previous tutor from your most recent studies
    • These should outline your suitability for the course you are applying for, with some evidence possibly in relation to your academic abilities, personal qualities, or career aspirations
    • Employment references should be provided by a current or previous supervisor or line manager from your most recent employment or work experience
    • Letters of reference should not be provided by a friend or family member
    • Academic Transcripts
    • Academic transcripts must be official copies suitable for external purposes
    • Transcripts marked with wording such as unofficial” or “student’s copy” are not suitable
    • Transcripts should not be screenshots or printed pages from a website
    • Academic and professional certificates:
    • Secondary school certificates should be from the examination awarding body (such as Cambridge, SQA, WAEC, Indian State Board Higher Secondary Education)
    • English Language proficiency scores
    • Provide a photocopy of passport identification pages

    Scholarship Application:
    Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
    No separate application is needed.

    Application Documents:

    Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
    SOP Required
    LOR Required

    Important Dates & FAQ info:

    Info Date
    Scholarship Deadline: Not Available
    Contact Email: scholarships@gcuacuk
    Contact Number: 44 141 331 8770

    Additional Information:

    • Fast track courses will be subject to half of the standard ‘New to GCU’ scholarship
    • Distance Learning or Part-time courses are not eligible for this discount

    Scholarship Eligibility

    • Applicant must be self-funded
    • Applicants must have any one of the following in the relevant subject:
    • Four years Bachelor’s degree (50% minimum; second class average over course duration)
    • Three years Bachelor’s degree (60% minimum; first-class average over course duration) OR
    • UK honors degree 2:2 (or equivalent), with two years’ appropriate management experience if the applicant has a non-business degree (For MBA Luxury Management course)
    • IELTS:
    • 60 (with no band less than 55)
    • PTE: 54 with no element less than 51
    • ELP Waiver: Applicants scoring 70% or higher marks in English in 12th are exempted from English language tests
    • if applicants do not have the typical academic entry qualifications but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognized professional bodies, they may be eligible to enter this course via the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning scheme
    • For MSc Applied Instrument and Control: the UK honors degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering or physical science discipline with a strong electrical, electronic, or physics element
    • For Msc Electrical and electronic engineering: UK honors degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in electronic or electrical engineering or a related subject
    • For MSc Mechanical Engineering: the UK honors degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a suitable mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline
    • For MSc Big Data Technologies: the UK honors degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in computing with software development, for example, computing, computer science, software engineering, web technologies, and computer engineering

    Special Restrictions:
    No Special Restriction applicable
    Exams Details:

    Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
    IELTS Required (minimum score 6)
    PTE Required (minimum score 54)
    UG Required (minimum score 500%)

    iSchoolConnect Rating

    The rating is done considering various factors

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

    Who can apply for the Scholarship?
    The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

    What is the minimum Qualification Required?
    The students must have completed their undergraduate education from a recognized institution.

    What is the procedure for applying?
    Students will be auto considered for the scholarship. No separate application is required.

    What are the documents required for filling the forms?
    Official transcripts.

    What is the duration of the Scholarship?
    One Time