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

 


Available Funding - Pakistan

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


Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships are awarded to students from countries of the British Commonwealth. Applications should be made to the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in the student's own country.


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


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


Postgraduate Research

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.


Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships are awarded to students from countries of the British Commonwealth. Applications should be made to the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in the student's own country.