Saltire Scholarship

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish universities.

The scheme offers up to 100 awards, each worth £4,000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at the University of Aberdeen. The scholarships are open to student from Canada, China, India, Pakistan and the United States of America.

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

Closing Date: 12th May 2017


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 provides successful applicants with a tutition 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


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

Funded by The Swire Educational Trust                                                   

Applications are invited for the James Henry Scott Scholarship, starting in September 2017 (the academic year 2017/18).

Description

The scholarship will cover:

- Full International Postgraduate Tuition Fees for the 2017/18 academic year

- A maintenance award of £12,180.

Eligibility

 The scholarship is open to candidates who satisfy the following conditions:

- Students must be commencing a one-year Master of Science degree (MSc) in one of the following degree programmes at the University of Aberdeen in September 2017:

MSc Environmental Science

MSc Environmental Management

MSc Environmental Pollution and Remediation

MSc Environmental and Ecological Sciences

MSc Environmental and Forest Management

- Students must be from the People's Republic of China, or Hong Kong.  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.

Criteria 

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Application Procedure

To apply, please submit the following:

- a CV including grades achieved to date, and a covering letter. (Please include your Application ID number on the covering letter).

- a personal statement detailing what you plan to do once you complete your studies.

Please send completed applications to:

Mrs Claire Buchan, School Support Assistant - PG Taught Admin, Postgraduate Office, Room 1.12, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Building, St Machar Drive, Aberdeen, AB24 3UU, Scotland, UK

Email: sbsmscadmin@abdn.ac.uk

Deadline

16th of June 2017

Further Info

Informal enquiries should be directed to Mrs Claire Buchan (Tel: +44 (0) 1224 272692, Email:sbsmscadmin@abdn.ac.uk)

For more information on the above listed Taught Masters degree programmes, please view our website:

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sbs/postgraduate/masters-degrees.php

Important information

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 2017.  (Please go to http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/apply and then click on 'Applying for Postgraduate Study' for information on applying for postgraduate study).

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 2017.  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 no later than 30 June 2017.  If your application has been successful the award will be subject to your admission to the University of Aberdeen.

Countries

China Hong Kong

Available Funding - China

Undergraduate

Arthur L McCombie Bursary

The Arthur L McCombie Bursary is available for the 2017-18 academic year. It is awarded at £3,000 per annum during the student's penultimate and/or final year of the Undergraduate degree at Honours level (usually third and/or fourth year of studies) and will be awarded up to a maximum of two years.

Deadline: 27th of October 2017


BP Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship

BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. There is one BP Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship available.

Deadline: 27th of October 2017


BP Undergraduate Physics Scholarship

BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. There is one BP Undergraduate Physics Scholarship available.

Deadline: 27th of October 2017


Carlaw Music Education Bursary 2017/18

Applications are invited for the 2017/18 Carlaw Music Education Bursary.

Deadline: 31st of October 2017


The SWSF Scholarship - Undergraduate

South West Shopfittings are delighted to offer an annual scholarship for UK based undergraduates and postgraduates of £500 to help with living expenses, materials or accommodation.

Deadline: 31st of March 2018


Postgraduate Taught

Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount on one year of Postgraduate study. 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 2017


The SWSF Scholarship - Postgraduate

South West Shopfittings are delighted to offer an annual scholarship for UK based undergraduates and postgraduates of £500 to help with living expenses, materials or accommodation.

Deadline: 31st of March 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: 7th of November 2017


Postgraduate Research

Aberdeen University Friendship House: PhD Scholarship

The University of Aberdeen's Centre for Spirituality, Health and Disability is offering a unique opportunity for three students to become the founding members of a L'Arche like community within the university.

Deadline: 15th of November 2017


The SWSF Scholarship - Postgraduate

South West Shopfittings are delighted to offer an annual scholarship for UK based undergraduates and postgraduates of £500 to help with living expenses, materials or accommodation.

Deadline: 31st of March 2018


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.


Aberdeen Alumni Discount

20% discount on one year of Postgraduate study. Applies to to all 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: 31st of March 2017


EPSRC - Research Council Awards

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) operate to meet the needs of industry and society by working in partnership with universities to invest in people and scientific discovery and innovation. The knowledge and expertise gained maintains a technological leading edge, builds a strong economy and improves people's quality of life.


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.