Postgraduate Ambassador Scholarship

Glasgow Caledonian is the University for the Common Good.  Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is at the heart of all we do, especially in our social innovation teaching and research.

What is the scholarship?

Full tuition fee scholarship up to £15,000.

Please note, you must have an offer to study a Master's programme at GCU London and be at Unconditional offer stage before you submit your application.

Who can apply

Any international student who can demonstrate how they have contributed to the 'Common Good' and are looking to commence studies in September 2021 on a masters course at either our London or Glasgow campus.

As part of the application, you will be required to submit a video of no longer than two minutes telling us about yourself and how you have contributed to the common good. Please detail the link of your Youtube or Vimeo video on the application form.


You will be required to sign and agree to the Ambassadors Charter which will be requirements that the successful applicants must undertake, as noted below:

  • Record three vlogs/blogs about your experience as a student of Glasgow Caledonian University London.
  • At least one social media takeover, for example, Instagram live.
  • Be in attendance and adopt an ambassadorial role at relevant events, for example, our Open Afternoons.
  • One hour per week as a Unibuddy, helping answer prospective students' questions about life at Glasgow Caledonian University London.

Application notes

This scholarship is very competitive so please ensure your application details the impact your Common Good activity has made.

  • Have you helped others less fortunate?
  • Have you set up a project designed to help your community?
  • Have you volunteered?
  • Detail your financial need and how you will support your living costs in line with UKVI requirements.
  • Please detail how you would like to further impact the Common Good after graduating.

Applications close on 01 June 2021, Midnight (UK Time)

Terms and conditions

  • Must hold an offer of study with GCU before applying or the application will be rejected.
  • You must be able to cover your living costs in line with the UKVI requirements when applying for a Visa.
  • All awards are non-transferable to any other programme or academic session if you are awarded the scholarship.
  • Only applicants on a full-time taught postgraduate Masters course are eligible to apply.
  • No late applications will be accepted.

By applying to the scholarship you are agreeing to the role of Ambassador of Glasgow Caledonian University London.

You will be required to sign a consent for for video, audio and photography with copyright notice.