University of Strathclyde

The Fulbright University of Strathclyde Award covers degrees within the Faculty of Engineering, the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

The University of Strathclyde was established more than 200 years ago, and has a student population of over 30,000 from over 140 countries. The University was the first university to be awarded the UK University of the Year award by Times Higher Education (THE) twice – in 2012 and 2019. The University has also been recognised as Scottish University of the Year 2020 by The Sunday Times Good University Guide and was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour awarded to the sector. Most recently, Strathclyde has been awarded the Scottish University of the Year 2024 (Daily Mail University Awards) and the Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2023 (Triple E Awards).  

As a socially progressive, internationally leading technological university, we’re home to world-class researchers who work side-by-side with our doctoral researchers addressing local, societal and global challenges. Almost 90% of our research is world-leading or internationally-excellent according to REF 2021. 


  • Strathclyde is home to Scotland’s largest Engineering Faculty and its impressive multimillion-pound investments in engineering facilities gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and work space in which to study.  
  • Strathclyde Business School is the first business school in Scotland to achieve triple accreditation from the three main business school accreditation bodies – AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS (since 2004). It is featured in the top 95 European Business Schools (Financial Times, 2022, and is the first business school in Scotland to be awarded the Small Business Charter Award. 
  • The faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a wide range of courses that are recognised professionally. The faculty has strong links with government, global organisations, in both the public and private sector, and academic networks. 

The University is located in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city which was voted World’s Friendliest City and 4th Best City in the World by Time Out Index 2022. It is rich in culture and provides students with access to world-class architecture and attractions, a diverse culinary scene, vibrant nightlife and outstanding shopping. Our campus is situated in the downtown area and is only a 10-15 minute walk from our main transport hubs, and a 20-minute drive from Glasgow International Airport, making us the Gateway to Europe. 


Grant amount

The Fulbright University of Strathclyde Awards cover the following:

A one-year Master’s degree programme or the first year of a PhD, or a three-year PhD within the Faculty of Engineering (one award).

A one-year Master’s degree programme or a three-year PhD within Strathclyde Business School (one award).

A one-year Master’s degree programme or the first year of a PhD in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (one award).

All awards include:

Full tuition fee waiver

£19,027 living stipend

$1500 travel stipend

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