Scholarships to attend The Scottish Universities’ International Summer School 2014 in Scotland.

Application Deadline: March 21st 2014

The Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS)  brings together students and academics who, irrespective of their national, religious, or cultural difference, share a love of literature.

SUISS runs for a total of six weeks, but students may choose to come only for four or two weeks

The School presents a wonderful opportunity to visit Scotland and combines excellent educational facilities with the incomparable surroundings of Scotland’s capital city.

The British Council Scotland Commonwealth Scholarships are supported by the generosity of British Council Scotland to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland. They are intended to support gifted literature and creative writing students from Commonwealth countries who would otherwise be unable to attend the summer school. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Two 2-week Literature scholarships and one 4-week Creative Writing scholarship will be awarded.

Partner Universities

Although SUISS is based at the University of Edinburgh, it pools the resources of some of Britain’s most prestigious universities.

SUISS represents the following universities in Scotland:

The University of Aberdeen

The University of Dundee

The University of Edinburgh

The University of Glasgow

The Open University in Scotland

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow

The University of St Andrews

Scholarship Worth

This will cover

  • The summer school’s course and accommodation fees, which includes the cost of all tuition, accommodation, most meals, a social and cultural programme and full use of the facilities of Edinburgh University’s library.
  • Please note the scholarship does not cover travel expenses or spending money.

Applications for this scholarship are now invited from undergraduate or postgraduate students in British and/or Irish Literature and Creative Writing. The application deadline is Friday, 21st March 2014. 

Applicants should indicate on page 4 of the application form if they would like to be considered for the British Council Scotland Commonwealth Scholarship, and include a letter with further details regarding their financial situation, giving the reasons why SUISS should consider them for this scholarship.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Scottish Universities’ International Summer School


One response to “Scholarships to attend The Scottish Universities’ International Summer School 2014 in Scotland.”

  1. Carlyn Israel Avatar
    Carlyn Israel

    hallow, i would like to know, what if i have done the IGCSE examination of English language and i got grade two. And i also did the GCSE exam of english, but am now waiting for the results of GCSE

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