Scholarships and Student Funding

Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a student who intends to contribute to the development of mathematics or science-based subjects, including Design and Technology, in Scottish secondary schools.

The Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship

This scholarship awards £1,000 per annum, which is paid at the start of the academic session towards maintenance costs and is tenable for the duration of the postgraduate programme of study, subject to satisfactory academic progress.


The scholarship is awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit with candidates also requiring to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to either the teaching of, or development of, mathematics and science in Scottish secondary schools.

The selection panel will also take into account the financial circumstances of applicants to ensure that as far as possible a student's financial situation does not impede a university education.


This award is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic session.


A Selection Committee will meet in July 2016. All applicants will be notified of the outcome by August 2016.