OPITO, the skills organisation for oil and gas, is offering two OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial MSc Safety Scholarships. Each scholarship is valued at £6,000 for the one year duration of the MSc in Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas degree and will contribute towards the students' maintenance costs. This is part of the College of Physical Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships Programme.
The scholarships are open to all students commencing the one year full- time MSc in Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas in September 2016. (Please note that the scholarships are not open to students wishing to commence the part-time programme).
In addition, the scholars’ dissertations must address the issue of ‘safety in the oil and gas industry’. The dissertation of the scholarship receipient obtaining the highest mark will receive a further £500.
All students meeting the criteria above, regardless of nationality, are eligible to apply for the OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial MSc Safety Scholarships - they are open to UK, EU and International students.
To be considered for an OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial MSc Safety Scholarship you will need to have an offer of a place on the one year full-time MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas degree course starting in September 2016. To be awarded an OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial MSc Safety Scholarship you must receive and then firmly accept an unconditional offer of a place on the MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas at the University of Aberdeen.
Those who are awaiting degree results and therefore hold a conditional offer of a place can also be considered and will be asked to provide a copy of their degree certificate before the award is confirmed.
The OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial MSc Safety Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, demonstration of particular personal characteristics and financial need (please see Guidelines document for full details).
There are a number of College of Physical Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships available (please see guidelines document below). Please note that any number of scholarships can be applied for by submitting ONE application form. Please read the guidelines fully before completing the application form.
To apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. Please complete the application form and select the scholarship(s) you are applying for. Please only select the College of Physical Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships you are eligible to apply for.
Once you have fully completed the application form, click 'Submit Form'. You will then receive an email confirming that your application has been received.
30th of June 2016
If you have any queries not answered by the guidelines please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0) 1224 272081
You will be told whether or not your application has been successful by email by 31 July 2016. If your application has been successful the award will be subject to your admission to the University.