2019 Saltire Scholarship accepts first Japanese student (19th November)


The 2019 Saltire Scholarship has accepted a Japanese student onto its programme for the first time. On the 19th of November, a welcome reception was held at Edinburgh’s Dynamic earth. Along with the other successful candidates, Japan’s first successful applicant, Ms Rei Onishi; Minister for Further Education, Higher Education & Science Mr Richard Lochhead and Consul General Takaoka attended the reception.

In cooperation with a University in Scotland and the Scottish Government, the scholarship provides funding for study in the fields of medical science and renewable energy.

Applications for 2020 open on 1st February, and full details can be found below: