GCU New Postgraduate Student Scholarship- MSc Food Bioscience

Awarded By: Glasgow Caledonian University in UK
Updated on Apr 4, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 4, 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 Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Glasgow Caledonian University in UK
    • Master of Science in Food Bioscience
    • Applicable for all Masters Programs
    • Distance Learning or Part time and Research courses are not eligible


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 3,000 => Rs 3,17,394
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 105.80(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, Nigeria, Pakistan

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • SOP: Statement of Purpose is required and should contain the following:
    • Your motivation for wishing to undertake this specific programme of study, at GCU in particular, and how you have learned more about this programme
    • What interests you about your chosen programme’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 Programme Team, placement opportunities, or similar
    • Your background, in relation to previous studies, employment or work experience, and why this programme represents an appropriate progression from what you have done before
    • Your plan upon graduation and how this programme will help you realistically achieve your goals and objectives
    • Why you wish to study in the UK, rather than undertake this programme in your home country
    • It should be clearly structured, not copied and well-written, around one side of A4 should generally suffice
  • 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 programme applied 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 and Professional Certificates
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Photocopy of passport

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
Transcripts Required
LOR Required
SOP Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

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


Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must be self-funded
  • Applicants must have any one of the following in food science or technology/biological sciences:
    • 4-year Bachelor’s degree (50% minimum; second class average over programme duration); or
    • 3-year Bachelor’s degree (60% minimum; first-class average over programme duration)
  • IELTS: 60 (with no band less than 55) for other courses
  • PTE: 54 with no element less than 51
  • Applicants scoring 70% or higher marks in English in 12th are exempt from English language tests
  • Students will automatically receive the fee discount when you are offered a place on your chosen course, and at the time of invoicing for each subsequent year of your degree if you meet the criteria above

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)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 50%)


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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, LOR, and SOP

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time