Hannaa Hamdache, MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) 

Hannaa Hamdache

General Scholarships >

Students from multiple or all GSA postgraduate programmes may be eligible to apply for the following general scholarships.

NOTE: Diploma of Architecture applicants are only eligible for Undergraduate Scholarships and the Governors International 24 month PG Scholarship (see below).

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GSA Singapore Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship was introduced in 2016 to encourage GSA Singapore graduates to progress to postgraduate study at the GSA.

Key information:    
Value of the scholarship: 50% Tuition Fee Waiver
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year
Use: Tuition fee reduction (in lieu of alumni discount)
Number of scholarships available: 2 

Eligibility criteria:  
Subject eligibility: Open to all postgraduate taught degree programmes
Domicile eligibility: Open to all students who are graduates from GSA Singapore 

Additional eligibility requirements:  
Available for exceptional students progressing from undergraduate study at GSA Singapore to postgraduate study elsewhere at GSA.

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Governor’s International 12 Month Postgraduate Scholarships 

Every year the Board of Governors selects international Masters applicants to receive a £5,000 tuition fee discount. GSA welcomes individuals from all over the world to the School enabling all students to learn from diverse cultures, perspectives and experiences.

Key information:    
Value of the scholarship: £5,000 per year
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year only
Use: Tuition fee reduction
Number of scholarships available: 8

Eligibility criteria:    
Subject eligibility: Open to all 1 year, 180 credit taught Master’s programme students     
Domicile eligibility: Open to International full tuition fee paying students only

Additional eligibility requirements:   
Available for exceptional students undertaking one year Masters’ programmes. A report is required at the end of the academic year. 

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Governor’s International 24 month Postgraduate Scholarships

Every year the Board of Governors selects international 2-year postgraduate applicants to receive a £3,000 tuition fee discount. The GSA welcomes individuals from all over the world to the School enabling all students to learn from diverse cultures, perspectives and experiences.

Key information:    
Value of the scholarship: £3,000 per year
Duration of the scholarship: 2 years
Use: Tuition fee reduction
Number of scholarships available: 2 

Eligibility criteria:    
Subject eligibility: Open to all 2 year, 120 credit taught Master’s programme or Diploma in Architecture students
Domicile eligibility: Open to International full tuition fee paying students only

Additional eligibility requirements:  
Available for exceptional students undertaking a two year Masters’ programme or Diploma in Architecture. A report is required at the end of the academic year.

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GSA Postgraduate Welcome Scholarship

Every year the Board of Governors selects postgraduate applicants who require financial support and awards them a £2,000 tuition fees discount.

Key information:    
Value of the scholarship: £2,000
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year
Use: Tuition fee reduction
Number of scholarships available: 8

Eligibility criteria:  
Subject eligibility: Open to all Master’s programme students
Domicile eligibility: Open to UK and EU students only

Additional eligibility requirements:
You must provide evidence that you have been offered a place as a UK or EU student. Applicants must show evidence of financial need.

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Tetsuya Mukai Postgraduate Scholarship 

In April 1998 GSA loaned forty works of art from its Archives and Collections to the Hida Takayama Museum of Art in Takayama, Japan for a Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition. Mr Mukai, Director of the museum, provided GSA with an endowment to establish this scholarship, to assist Japanese students to undertake study at GSA and to further mutual understanding and cultural development between the two countries. 

Key information:    
Value of the scholarship: £1,500
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year
Use: Tuition fee reduction
Number of scholarships available: 1

Eligibility criteria:  
Subject eligibility: Open to all Master’s programmes
Domicile eligibility: Open to Japanese residents (i.e. those paying full international fees) to undertake taught or research postgraduate study at the GSA.

Additional eligibility requirements: 
None

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Sir Harry Barnes Postgraduate Scholarship

Sir Harry Barnes started his career at GSA in 1944 as Assistant Master in Painting & Drawing. He became Deputy Director and Registrar in 1946 and was appointed Director of the School in 1964. Major achievements included setting up the Mackintosh School of Architecture in 1965 in collaboration with Sir Charles Wilson at the University of Glasgow, overseeing the building of the Foulis building and Newbery Tower (both now demolished to make way for the Reid building) and laying the foundations of the Bourdon building. He retired in 1980, and a scholarship fund was established in his name. Donations made to this fund have enabled this scholarship to be offered annually since the early 1980s. Sadly, Sir Harry Barnes died in 1982 and his wife, Lady Barnes died in 2010.

Key information:   
Value of the scholarship: £800
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year
Use: Maintenance
Number of scholarships available: 1

Eligibility criteria:  
Subject eligibility: Open to all students
Domicile eligibility: Open to all students

Additional eligibility requirements: 
None

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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education institutions. The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a study destination.

Key information:      
Value of the scholarship: £8000
Duration of the scholarship: 1 year
Use: Tuition fee reduction
Number of scholarships available: 3

Eligibility criteria:
Applicants must be a citizen of: Canada, the People's Republic of China (including Hong Kong), India, Pakistan, Japan or the USA

Additional eligibility requirements:
Applicants must be new to studying in Scotland and be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living and the remaining tuition fees. Recipients will be expected to participate in a number of Scottish Government events throughout the academic year in addition to their course of study. Further details can be found here.

In addition to the GSA application, applicants for a Saltire Scholarships must complete a separate online Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship application form, accessible hereThe Scottish Government application deadline has been postponed until 31 July; the GSA application deadline currently remains 27 May. A Saltire application form and GSA application form must both be submitted by 27 May.

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The EF 2nd PhD Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by a private individual who wishes to provide transformational support to a GSA student pursuing study for a PhD.

Key information:     
Value of the scholarship: Full Home/EU fees and £15,000 stipend per year
Duration of the scholarship: 3 years
Use: Tuition Fee and Maintenance
Number of scholarships available: 1

Eligibility criteria: 
Open to UK and EU students, and PhD students of all disciplines

Additional eligibility requirements:
Awarded based on academic excellence and financial need.