International Masters Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the Aberdeen International Masters Scholarship. This scholarship is in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee discount and is open to self-funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, and African countries, and are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.

www.abdn.ac.uk/funding


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.


 

Saltire Scholarship

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a programme of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities. Our chosen scholars are people who aspire to become influential leaders in their future careers. They have wide ranging interests outside their studies and a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.

Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Pakistan or USA. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a citizen of Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan and USA. 
  • Have obtained an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Aberdeen. On-line and distance learning courses are not eligible for funding
  • Preferably have a place on a one-year postgraduate taught masters
  • Have not previously completed undergraduate studies at a Scottish University

Please refer to Saltire Scholarships website for further information and to apply. 

Closing Date: 27 May 2018

 


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: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/. Details of how to apply for a PhD can be found here: http://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.

Further Information

If you have any further questions, please contact Catriona Milne, International Officer for China, via email: catriona.milne@abdn.ac.uk


Available Funding - China

Undergraduate

James Main Prize in Engineering

There is one James Main Prize available. This is part of the University of Aberdeen Engineering Scholarships Programme.

Deadline: 3rd of October 2018


Robertson Scholarship for Engineering

The Robertson Scholarship for Engineering was established by the bequest of the late David Robertson who graduated in Engineering from the University of Aberdeen in 1932. He wished to benefit future generations of Engineering students. There is one scholarship available. This is part of the University of Aberdeen Engineering Scholarships Programme.

Deadline: 3rd of October 2018


Postgraduate Taught

Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount on the full cost of a taught postgraduate programme and one year of a full time research programme (two years for part time). Applies to to all 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: 31st of March 2018


James Carnegie Scholarship

There is one James Carnegie Scholarship available. The scholarship will provide £2,000 per annum towards the students' maintenance costs for the duration of the postgraduate degree course, whether that is a one year Masters, PhD (3 years) or Master by Research leading to a PhD (4 years).

Deadline: 13th of July 2018


John Reid Trust Scheme 1959

The Trust exists to assist distinguished Aberdeen University graduates, preferably with Honours, and preferably in Arts, which failing, in Science, to continue their studies in Arts or in any other branches of higher learning at any institution outside Scotland.

Deadline: 17th of August 2018


Aberdeen International Masters Scholarship

As part of our commitment to attracting the very best students to join our diverse international community, we are delighted to offer the Aberdeen International Masters Scholarship. This scholarship is in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee discount and is open to self-funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, Malaysia, and African countries, and are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.


Chevening Scholarships

The UK's flagship scholarship programme, Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia.

Deadline: 6th of November 2018


The James Henry Scott Scholarship - funded by the Swire Charitable Trust

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

Deadline: 15th of June 2018


Postgraduate Research

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship

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


John Reid Trust Scheme 1959

The Trust exists to assist distinguished Aberdeen University graduates, preferably with Honours, and preferably in Arts, which failing, in Science, to continue their studies in Arts or in any other branches of higher learning at any institution outside Scotland.

Deadline: 17th of August 2018


Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount on the full cost of a taught postgraduate programme and one year of a full time research programme (two years for part time). Applies to to all taught postgraduate programmes or first year of a full time research programme.


James Carnegie Scholarship

There is one James Carnegie Scholarship available. The scholarship will provide £2,000 per annum towards the students' maintenance costs for the duration of the postgraduate degree course, whether that is a one year Masters, PhD (3 years) or Master by Research leading to a PhD (4 years).

Deadline: 13th of July 2018


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: 31st of March 2018


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.