Funding Opportunities

CB Davidson Fund

The CB Davidson Fund provides limited financial support for postgraduate students (Taught and Research) within the Law School. It provides financial support for graduates in law from outside the UK to study in Aberdeen and for students and graduates of the University of Aberdeen who wish to travel outside of the UK for research purposes. Awards, except in exceptional circumstances, will not exceed £2,500 and in most instances will be less. The closing dates for applications to the CB Davidson Fund are 31st March and 30th September each year.

Aberdeen Alumni Discount

The University of Aberdeen Alumni Discount Schemeoffers a 20% discount in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with a degree from the University of Aberdeen and who wish to pursue a further programme of academic study at the University of Aberdeen.

Carnegie Trust

The Carnegie Trust offers bursaries to Scottish students planning on undertaking a taught Masters programme.

Scottish Funding Council

The Scottish Funding Council offers a number of scholarships for full-waiver of tuition fees for a range of popular postgraduate taught programmes for Scottish/non-UK EU students.

British Funding Council

The British Funding Council administers the Chevening Scholarships, which support outstanding graduates wishing to study in the UK. The British Council also administers the Scottish International Scholarship Programme, which is open to permanent residents of China, India, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand or Singapore who wish to study for a Masters degree in Scotland. You should note, however, that priority will be given to courses in science and technology and creative industries.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan offers some support to students from former and present Commonwealth countries.

Regional Scholarship- Oil and Gas industry employees

This Regional Scholarship offers assistance to workers left unemployed as a result of the downturn in the oil and gas sector by offering a 20% discount across these Law Master’s programmes:-

•Energy & Environmental Law

•Energy Law

•Energy Politics and Law

•Oil and Gas Law


 This page is supplementary to the information given by the Student Recruitment and Admissions Service.

Please search our Funding Database for an extensive list of current opportunities.