Study in UK: University announces £4,000 per-year scholarship for South Asians

UK Scholarships: University of Dundee will offer £4,000 per-year to students from South Asian countries including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan.

Study in UK: University announces £4,000 per-year scholarship for South Asians dundee university
Saba Ahmad | Oct 11, 2022 - 10:07 a.m. IST
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The University of Dundee, United Kingdom, has announced a £4,000 scholarship for students coming from eight South Asian countries including India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The scholarship is available for all undergraduate applicants for entry in September 2023, with the exception of those applying for medicine and dentistry, and all taught postgraduate applicants for entry in September 2023 or January 2024.

Students will get £4,000 every year and may get up to £20,000 for a full programme, depending on their choice of course. Applicants do not have to directly apply for the scholarship. Eligibility will be assessed as part of programme applications and individuals will be notified in writing if they have received it. For queries, students can write to, the statement says.

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According to THE Ranking 2022, The University of Dundee, Scotland, is one of the UK's leading universities. The University enjoys a strong relationship with India, with hundreds of students currently studying in what is known as Scotland’s sunniest city. Dundee has been a popular destination for Indian students for decades, offering high-quality courses relating to the art & design, engineering, medicine and dentistry, as well as business and law. The vibrant University of Dundee (UDIS), brings together India’s growing student population within the University.

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A number of other scholarships, from the University of Dundee’s £7.8million university wide scholarship fund, are also available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students from India, including the Global Citizenship Scholarship worth £5,000 per year of study, the Global Excellence Scholarship worth £6,000 per year of study and for undergraduate students only, and the JaintiDass Saggar Memorial Scholarship for Excellence worth £5,000.

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Hari Hundal, professor and University of Dundee’s academic lead for South Asia, said: “We are delighted to announce a further year of funding of the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for both undergraduate and postgraduate entrants from South Asia. We know that students are facing particular hardships in coming to the UK to study due to the challenges following the Covid-19 pandemic. This scholarship reflects the university’s commitment to South Asia. The University of Dundee has welcomed students from across South Asia since its inception in 1967. Alumni have risen to the highest levels of the public and private sectors.”

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