The James Henry Scott Scholarship 

Applications are invited for the James Henry Scott Scholarship, starting in September 2018 (the academic year 2018/19).

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.  The scholarship is open to candidates who satisfy the following conditions:

  • Students must be commencing a one-year full time Master of Science degree (MSc) in one of the following degree programmes at the University of Aberdeen in September 2018:

MSc Environmental Science

MSc Environmental Management

MSc Environmental Pollution and Remediation

MSc Environmental and Ecological Sciences

MSc Environmental and Forest Management

Students must be coming to study at the University of Aberdeen directly from the People’s Republic of China or Hong Kong.  Please note that applicants currently domiciled in the UK will not be considered. 

The scholarship will cover:

  • Full International Postgraduate Tuition Fees for the 2018/19 academic year
  • Maintenance award of £12,180

How to apply:

Please submit the following:

  • A CV including grades achieved to date, and a covering letter.  (Please include your Application ID number in the covering letter).
  • A personal statement detailing what you plan to do once you complete your studies.
  • A copy of your Offer of Admission for one of the eligible MSc degree programmes listed above.
  • An academic Reference on your academic achievement

Please send completed Applications to:

Miss Amie Wisely

School Support Co-ordinator – Teaching

School of Biological Sciences

Email: sbsteaching@abdn.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 15th June 2018

Important information 

To be considered for The James Henry Scott Scholarship you will need to have applied to the University of Aberdeen for a place starting in September 2018 (please go to https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/apply.php). 

Please note: To be considered for The James Henry Scott Scholarship you will need to have applied to the University of Aberdeen for a place starting in September 2018.  To be awarded the James Henry Scott Scholarship you must receive and then firmly accept an offer, either conditional or unconditional, of a place at the University of Aberdeen.

Notification of Awards:

You will be told whether or not your application has been successful by email/post at the correspondence address you give us no later than30 June 2018.  If your application has been successful the award will be subject to your admission to the university.


China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship

Summary

The CSC Scholarship is a scholarship programme for Chinese PhD students, who will take a full PhD at the University of Aberdeen.

Description

The CSC Scholarship is open to Chinese nationals wishing to study for a full-time PhD in any discipline at the University of Aberdeen. Applicants apply to the CSC for a monthly stipend as well as international airfares. The University may provide successful applicants with a tuition waiver scholarship.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be citizens of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application. 
  • Applicants for a full PhD programme must have a Master’s degree and must be under the age of 35. 
  • The relevant academic entry requirements must be fulfilled, including a high level of English language proficiency and a Master's degree. 
  • Applicants must hold an offer of acceptance from the University of Aberdeen
  • Applicants should satisfy the CSC selection criteria by completing the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form. 
  • CSC scholars must return to China upon completion of their research.

Application Procedure

People wishing to benefit from this scholarship should first take a look at the University's research and identify a potential supervisor in their field. More information on research can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/. Details of how to apply for a PhD can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/.

Applications for the CSC Scholarship should be submitted online at: http://apply.csc.edu.cn/csc/main/person/login/index.jsf.

Deadline

Please consult the CSC website.


Available Funding - China

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Taught

Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount is available for University of Aberdeen graduates on the full cost of a taught graduate programme and one year of a full-time research programme (two years for part time). Applies to a number of taught postgraduate programmes or first year of a full time research programme.


CB Davidson Fund

The CB Davidson fund provides limited financial support for Postgraduate students within the School of Law.

Deadline: 30th of September 2020


Aberdeen Global Scholarship


Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

Deadline: 20th of December 2021


Postgraduate Research

EASTBIO DTP BBSRC Funded Studentships

EASTBIO DTP invites applications for UKRI BBSRC-funded 4-year PhD studentships for PhD projects, including Collaborative projects with non-academic partner organisations, for a start in the autumn of 2022. The available EASTBIO PhD projects are now available across our partner institutions -- Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling, JHI, MRI, SRUC.

Deadline: 16th of December 2021


China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship

The CSC Scholarship is a scholarship programme for Chinese PhD students, who will enrol in a full PhD at the University of Aberdeen.


Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount is available for University of Aberdeen graduates on the full cost of a taught graduate programme and one year of a full-time research programme (two years for part time). Applies to a number of taught postgraduate programmes or first year of a full time research programme.


Boehringer Ingelheim PhD Scholarships

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine offers studentships to outstanding young scientists who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project of approximately three years in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory.


CB Davidson Fund

The CB Davidson fund provides limited financial support for Postgraduate students within the School of Law.

Deadline: 30th of September 2020


The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BBSRC - Research Council Awards

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is the UK's principal funder of basic and strategic biological research.


Carnegie Trust PhD Scholarships

Carnegie PhD Scholarships are prestigious schemes of scholarships designed to support a limited number of graduates with first class honours degrees who will pursue three years of postgraduate research leading to a PhD at a Scottish university. There is no restriction on the subject or field.

Deadline: 14th of January 2022