China advanced scholarships

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We welcome high-achieving students from China who are progressing from an SQA diploma. Scholarships are available for applicants from CSCSE who have studied the SQA HND and have achieved AB/AAB plus IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in all bands). 

Scholarship details

This scholarship is worth £1,000 - £5,000. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants should complete our online application form and achieve grades AB/AAB in HND plus IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in all bands).

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form. The most important part of your application is the two-part scholarship essay, which should include the following sections:

Part 1: Describe how your previous experiences and achievements will help you achieve success here.

This is your opportunity to tell us how you will be a successful and an active student. You can include examples of academic prizes you have won, recent sporting achievements, your involvement in activities for the social, economic and cultural development of your country and community, any entrepreneurial activity you are engaged in, or other examples that demonstrate how you will be successful here. Your essay should be no longer than 300 words. 

Part 2: Describe how your programme of study will enable you to develop a greater understanding of your subject and how that can positively contribute to your home country.

This is your opportunity to tell us about your commitment to your chosen subject area. We are not just interested in your past experience, we want to know how your studies will support your future and how these contributions will support your home country. This may be at a national, regional or community level. Your essay should be no longer than 300 words.

Terms and conditions

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with our terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Find more scholarships

Learn more about the range of scholarships available to international students. If you would like to speak to a member of our team about scholarships, please email