Summer School Scholarships
N.B.: Unless otherwise
stated, literature students wishing to be considered for a scholarship
should apply directly to SUISS and applications for all scholarships (except
the Edwin Morgan Translation Fellowship, the Saltire Fellowships
and the U21 Scholarships) should be received by
There are no separate application forms for any of the scholarships.
SUISS gives a number of scholarships to applicants of the Text and Context modules, which offer some help with the course fee, but not with the the accommodation fee. To apply for a scholarship you have to include with your application a letter explaining why you wish to be considered. One of your referees has to support your scholarship application. Awards are made on the basis of genuine financial need, academic merit and the contribution which the candidate seems likely to make to the general life of the School. Please mention which scholarship you are applying for on the relevant part on page 4 of the application form.
Saltire Scholarship for Scottish Literature
SUISS is pleased to be able to offer three Saltire scholarships again in 2013. These scholarships are for scholars from abroad, who either run courses in Scottish Literature, or who have permission from their departments to set up such a course, or doctoral candidates in the late stages of a PhD on an aspect of Scottish Literature. The scholarship covers the course and accommodation fee for the Scottish Literature course, as well as an additional study week for research. The application deadline for this scholarship has been extended to 26th April.
David Daiches Scholarship
To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Summer School in 2007, SUISS introduced this scholarship to commemorate the life and vision of our founder Professor David Daiches.
The John McGrath Scholarship for Theatre Studies
This Scholarship was established by SUISS in 2002 to celebrate the life and work of John McGrath, playwright, theatre director, and good friend of the School for many years. The scholarship covers the fees for one or two modules of the literature course or for the Creative Writing course.
The Greek Scholarship
Due to a generous contribution from one of our sponsors SUISS is happy to announce that our Greek Scholarship, which was founded in 2012, will be offered for a second year in 2013, due to the country's continued financial need. This scholarship is specifically intended to enable a Greek undergraduate or postgraduate student to attend the school.
The Middle Eastern Scholarship
Once more, due to a generous contribution from one of our sponsors SUISS is happy to announce that we will offer a Middle Eastern Scholarship in 2013. This scholarship is specifically intended to enable a Middle Eastern undergraduate or postgraduate student to attend the school.
The Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship
Funding from the Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) is available to graduate and postgraduate students from all over India. The trust offers two scholarships, both covering the course and accommodation fees (participants are expected to pay for their own travel expenses and spending money):
Applications and references should be sent directly to SUISS by 22 March 2013. There is no separate application form. Please follow the guidelines for SUISS scholarships.
The British Council India is organising a series of Creative Writing courses, and students attending one of these courses are particularly invited to apply for the CWIT Creative Writing Scholarship. For more information see the website of the British Council India.
The Edwin Morgan Translation Fellowship
Supported by Creative Scotland, SUISS will once more offer a free place on the six-week Text and Context course 2013 to professional translators with an interest in twentieth-century and contemporary Scottish writing. The application deadline for this scholarship has been extended to 26th April.
Scottish Czech Slovak Scholarship Fund
Students from the Czech Republic and Slovakia can apply for a scholarship from the Scottish Czech Slovak Scholarship Fund (SCSSS Fund). Information on how to apply can be found on the Fund's website.
Please mention on page 4 of the SUISS application form under Scholarships, that you are applying for a SCSSS Fund Scholarship. In addition to this scholarship, all winners will receive a 20% reduction of the SUISS course fee.
Universitas 21 Scholarships
SUISS is happy to announce that we are collaborating with Universitas 21 to offer two Universitas 21 scholarships of 50% off the course fee of ONE of our Text and Context modules in 2013. To apply for this scholarship you should include a letter explaining why you wish to be considered with your application. One of your referees has to support your scholarship application. Awards are made on the basis of academc merit, financial need, and the contribution the candidate seems likely to make to the general life of the School. Please mention that you are applying for this scholarship on page 4 of the application form. The application deadline for this scholarship has been extended to 26th April.
Any queries regarding scholarships can be addressed to the SUISS Administrator at email@example.com
The 2012 Scholarship holders can be found here.
Our Scholarship programme is further supported by the Hazel Heughan Trust, the Tekoa Trust and the Zvi Hans Schloss Trust.
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