NEO Energy Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

NEO Energy Postgraduate Scholarship Programme


NEO Energy, an independent full-cycle energy business in the UKCS, are offering two postgraduate scholarships in a variety of taught degree programmes at the University of Aberdeen. Each scholarship is valued at £20,000.


Please note, this scholarship is only available for Aberdeen campus students.

NEO was founded in 2019 and operates and holds interests in high quality UK North Sea assets. Each scholarship is valued at £20,000. This will contribute towards Home Fees and maintenance costs. NEO Energy may provide mentoring or other internal opportunities.


Please note, this scholarship is only available for Aberdeen-campus students.

Applicants must be classified by the University as Home or Rest of UK for tuition fee purposes.

The scholarships are open to applicants holding an offer of admission for one of the following campus-based, one-year, full-time degree programmes starting in September 2023:

  • MBA Energy Management *
  • MSc Energy, Politics and Law *
  • Energy Economics and Law (LLM or MSc)*
  • MSc Oil and Gas Enterprise Management *
  • MScEcon Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance
  • MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering *
  • MSc Decommissioning
  • MSc Offshore Engineering *
  • MSc Oil and Gas Engineering *
  • MSc Petroleum Engineering *
  • MSc Process Safety *
  • MSc Safety and Reliability Engineering
  • MSc Subsea Engineering *
  • MSc Geophysics
  • MSc Integrated Petroleum Geoscience
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Geoscience
  • MSc Petroleum Data Management
  • MSc Environmental Science *

Please note: It is anticipated that both scholarships will commence in September 2023 (the 2023/24 academic year) but, for applicable degree programmes (marked * above), applicants commencing study in January 2024 may also be considered. In such cases, applicants must hold an offer of admission for the applicable degree programme commencing in January 2024.

The scholarships are not open to applicants wishing to study the programmes on a part-time basis or online only.


The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit (please see Guidelines document for full details).

Application Procedure

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 'NEO Energy Postgraduate Scholarship Programme' as the scholarship that you are applying for. Once you have fully completed the application form, please click ‘Submit Form’. You will then receive an automated email confirming that your application has been received. (If you do not receive this, please email the informal enquiries email address below).


30th of April 2023

Further Info

If you have any queries not answered by the guidelines above please email

The outcome of scholarship applications will be communication by email by late May 2023.

Application Docs

NEO Energy Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2023-24 - Guidelines.doc


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