Summary

Entrance scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate students who meet specific widening access criteria and who have demonstrated significant financial need.

Description

The Following Scholarships are available for students commencing their studies in September 2022:

Cormack Family Foundation Scholarships – Access Aberdeen - Business (1 available)

Each scholarship is valued at £4,000 per annum. Applicants must have accepted an offer to study on one of the University of Aberdeen Business School's degree programmes and preference will be given to a student recruited from certain schools across Aberdeen and the wider area, as follows: St Machar Academy, Lochside Academy, Peterhead Academy, Portlethen Academy, Northfield Academy, Fraserburgh Academy, Bucksburn Academy, Arbroath Academy, Banff Academy, Brechin High School, Buckie High School and Elgin High School. In the event that there are no suitable applicants from these schools, the scholarship may be awarded to a student coming from a Scottish school. Additional funding of £4,000 may be available to carry out an additional international business specialisation year as part of the MBus 5 year degree programme.

Alistair Findlater Scholarship and Aberdeenshire Trust (1 available)

Each scholarship is valued at £4,000 per annum. The successful applicant will be domiciled in the north east of Scotland.

Development Trust Scholarships (5 available)

Each scholarship is valued at £3,000 per annum.

William Benzie Scholarship (1 available)

Each scholarship is valued at £3,000 per annum for a student commencing their studies in English language or Literature

The Alex & Jessie Findlay Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £3,000 per annum for students studyiing Chemistry or Biomedical Sciences. Preference will be given to students who are from, or are domiciled in, Moray, Aberdeenshire and coastal communities of north-east Scotland.

Prince of Wales Scholarships (16 available)

Each scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum.

Founder’s Bell Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum for a student commencing a full-time degree in Law (LLB).

University of Aberdeen Alumnus Association Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum. The successful applicant will normally have been recruited from certain schools across Aberdeen and the wider area, as follows: St Machar Academy, Lochside Academy, Peterhead Academy, Portlethen Academy, Northfield Academy, Fraserburgh Academy, Bucksburn Academy, Arbroath Academy, Banff Academy, Brechin High School, Buckie High School and Elgin High School. In the event that there are no suitable applicants from these schools, the scholarship may be awarded to a student coming from a Scottish school.

The Fullerton Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum for a student commencing a full-time degree in Law (LLB). To be eligible a student must have lived in Scotland for a minimum of 5 years immediately prior to their university studies and obtained their university entrance qualification through the Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework.

Horn Family Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum and will be awarded to a student from an Aberdeenshire Council Secondary School, with preference given to a student from Inverurie Academy or Kemnay Academy.

Robert and Elizabeth Mitchell Law Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum and will be awarded to a student commencing any Single Honours/Joint Honours or Major-Minor Law degree. Personal characteristics will also be considered. In respect of personal characteristics, applicants should be able to demonstrate, through the personal statement section of their application, that: they are enthusiastic, highly motivated and determined to succeed academically and professionally; they have a strong commitment to self-development and take a pro-active and committed approach to their education; they possess good communication and interpersonal skills.

The Mackay Scholarship (1 available)

The scholarship is valued at £1,200 per annum and will be awarded to a student from Farr High School, Kinlochbervie High School, Thurso High School, Wick High School, Alness Academy, Dornoch Academy, Gairloch HS, Golspie HS, Ullapool HS, Nicolson Inst., Kirkwall Grammar School, Stromness Academy, Anderson HS, Brae HS, Castlebay School, Sgoil Lioncleit or Sir E Scott School.

The Bowie Bursary (1 available)

The bursary is valued at £1000 and is available for one year only.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply applicants must:

  1. Be domiciled in Scotland and classified by the University of Aberdeen as Home Fees.
  2. Have applied through UCAS to the University of Aberdeen for a place on a full-time undergraduate degree programme, starting in September 2022 and have received and accepted either a conditional or unconditional offer.
  3. Meet one or more of the widening access criteria as set out in the University’s contextualised admissions policy
  4. Have applied to or be in the process of applying to the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

Criteria

Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated financial need taking in to account personal circumstances, educational background and other relevant information given in the application.

Some Entrance Scholarships are only available to applicants from a particular region, studying a specific subject, or who demonstrate specific personal characteristics. These conditions form part of the requirements set by our Donors.

Application Procedure

Those wishing to be considered for the Entrance Scholarship Scheme 2022/23 should submit an application form by following the link below – Apply for the Entrance Scholarships:

Application Closing Date is 8 July 2022

Please note that applicants who have already applied to the Robertson Trust Scholarships do not need to submit another application.

Apply now for the Entrance Scholarship Scheme

View the Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship Guidance for Applicants

Deadline

8th of July 2022

Further Info

For enquiries about any aspect of the University's widening access agenda, please contact our Access and Articulation team at accessaberdeen@abdn.ac.uk

For general enquiries about any aspect of the scholarship application process, contact us at entrance.scholarships@abdn.ac.uk

Application Docs

View the Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship Guidance for Applicants

Countries

United Kingdom