Ian Kay Scholarships

The Ian Kay Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to help Chinese students to study at Edinburgh Napier University, and to help students from Edinburgh Napier University to study in China. The Ian Kay Scholarships are available at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Scholarship Overview

In the initial period, the Scholarship Committee, which will determine awards, will offer scholarships as follows:

• up £10,000 to either a postgraduate or an undergraduate Chinese student for a course of study in Financial Services (i.e. Business Management or International Affairs); Business Management; or International Business at Edinburgh Napier University for one year.  Applications will be considered for a further year.


• Up to £5,000 for a Scottish student to study in China for one year.

Once a candidate has been selected for an award, the level of the Scholarship will be carefully judged bearing in mind the student’s educational fees and living costs.

Eligibility Guidance 

You must have a firm offer (conditional or unconditional) from Edinburgh Napier University to study on a course related to: 

  • Finance
  • Business Management
  • International Business 

You must be aged between 20 and 35 at the time of applying for your course.

Submitting your form

An application form is available for download in the below section. For applicants from China wishing to study in Scotland, completed application forms, including photocopies of all relevant supporting documents, should be sent to:

The Director Edinburgh Napier University China Centre Room 2805, Building 3, Wanda Plaza No. 93 Jian Guo Road, Chaoyang District Beijing 100022, People’s Republic of China.


The decision of the awarding committee is final.  Applicants have no right of appeal.