Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Scholarship

Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Scholarship GCU are excited to announce we have £6,000 Tuition fee scholarships available for Home/Scottish students who studying MSc in Environmental Management and undertaking their MSc Project on an aquaculture related topic.

Each scholarship totals £6,000 which will be deducted from your tuition fees on a full-time or part-time MSc in Environmental Management course.

These scholarships are supported and funded by the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) with funding from the Scottish Funding Council.

Where possible students are encouraged to work with a SAIC Consortium member company.

For an up to date list of consortium industry partners please see:   

Students will be entitled to attend Masters training / networking events provided by SAIC and join the SAIC Scholars Virtual Learning Environment

The scholarships will be offered throughout the year (January and September cohorts) as long as you are a Home Scottish student and have an offer from GCU for the MSc Environmental Management and are undertaking your MSC project in Aquaculture related topic you can apply to  for further information.

Who can apply
Funded students must meet Scottish residency requirements as a Home fee paying student.
  • Be undertaking their MSc project on an aquaculture related topic.

Eligible course

MSc in Environmental Management

For Further information on how to apply please contact

George Loumakis Programme Leader MSc Environmental Mangement

Terms and conditions

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.


  • The student must meet the Scottish Funding Council residency requirements, noting the new requirements that funded students must meet Scottish residency requirements (EU International and RUK students cannot be funded).
  • Transfer of this scholarship to another course is not permitted.
  • This scholarship is for academic year 2021/22. Funding cannot be extended and funded places may not be deferred. 2 year programmes will be paid in full in year 1
  • A cash alternative is not available.
  • By accepting this Scholarship the student agrees to undertake an MSc project that is relevant to the Scottish Industry. 
  • The student will be required to produce a final report of their research and submit this to SAIC within 2 weeks of submission of their final assessment ( ). A copy of their project is acceptable.