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2016/17 Scholarship Programme for Prospective Students

The GSA is a creative hothouse in which a diverse community of fine artists, architects and designers can develop and hone their talents.  The GSA wants to ensure that becoming part of this community, as far as possible, is based on potential, ability and talent. 

The GSA has a number of scholarships available to new students who have been offered a Conditional or Unconditional place at the Glasgow School of Art, for programmes of study commencing September 2016.

Details of the scholarships available can be found in the following Guides:

  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship,

          for full international fee payers from Canada, China, India, Pakistan and the USA:

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship Guide


  • GSA Undergraduate Scholarships:

Undergraduate Scholarship Guide


  • GSA Postgraduate Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarship Guide



Applying for Scholarships is easy and straightforward. The Scholarship Application can be downloaded here:

Scholarship Application

This should be completed electronically and emailed to

If you require the Scholarship Application in an alternative format please email


Scholarship Application Deadlines

The deadline for submitting your application is 4pm GMT on Tuesday 31st May 2016.

If applying for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship you are also required to submit an online application form to the Scottish Government by Sunday 1st May 2016, late applications for the Saltire Scholarships may be considered.


 Please note:

  • You can apply for a maximum of two scholarships.
  • Each scholarship has its own application criteria so ensure you read the Scholarship Guide carefully.
  • Your GSA Offer Letter/Email must be submitted with your application.  Certain awards also require you to submit your financial award letter, other financial evidence or a piece of work.  Incomplete applications will not be considered so please check the Scholarship Guide for the application requirements of the award(s) you are applying for.


For further information please check the Frequently Asked Questions document:

Frequently Asked Questions

If your query is not answered, you can email