Funding

Funding

New EU students commencing their studies from September 2021 onward will be classified as International for the purpose of tuition fees. The University has announced scholarships for those starting in Academic Year 2021/22 and 2022/23 to help mitigate the impact of Brexit. More information can be found in the section below.


Available Funding - Poland

Undergraduate

International Family Member Discount

A 10% discount is available to family members of staff, alumni and current students, who are liable for international fees and commencing undergraduate studies in 2023 or 2024. For 2023, the application for this discount will be made post registration.


The Findlay Harris Dick Prize for Pictish Research

Are you a University of Aberdeen student studying in any area of Pictish History or Culture? One prize of £500 is available for the 2023-24 academic year.

Deadline: 18th of March 2024


Undergraduate / PGDE EU Scholarship


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.


Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society (AFES) Bursaries

AFES offers bursaries to MSc students and partial PhD funding to support education in the areas of petrophysics and formation evaluation.


CB Davidson Fund

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


The Findlay Harris Dick Prize for Pictish Research

Are you a University of Aberdeen student studying in any area of Pictish History or Culture? One prize of £500 is available for the 2023-24 academic year.

Deadline: 18th of March 2024


The William J McLean Agricultural Scholarship 2023-24

The scholarship is available for the 2023-24 academic year and is valued at a maximum of £5,000.

Deadline: 18th of March 2024


University of Aberdeen staff discount for online short courses

The University of Aberdeen is pleased to offer a 10% discount on the full cost of an online short course for University of Aberdeen staff.

Deadline: 31st of July 2024


Aberdeen Global Scholarship (EU)


ELCAS Enhanced Learning Credits

MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces.


NHS Staff Discount

The University of Aberdeen NHS discount is a 10% discount offered to all NHS staff. It applies to:

  • postgraduate degrees and short courses offered by our School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition (online and on-campus)
  • postgraduate degrees and short courses offered by our School of Psychology (online and on-campus)
  • our online ILM leadership short courses


SAIC scholarships

MSc Sustainability Transitions is one of the programmes approved by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) who offers funding opportunities for students interested in the sustainability of Scottish aquaculture.


Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Scholarship

One scholarship is available to cover tuition fees for the MSc in Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology for a student who wishes to pursue a career in aquaculture.

Deadline: 31st of August 2024


Postgraduate Research

University of Aberdeen staff discount for online short courses

The University of Aberdeen is pleased to offer a 10% discount on the full cost of an online short course for University of Aberdeen staff.

Deadline: 31st of July 2024


Divinity Affiliated Institutions Scholarships

The Divinity department at the University of Aberdeen offers a 10% tuition fee discount for students of our affiliated institutions.


Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society (AFES) Bursaries

AFES offers bursaries to MSc students and partial PhD funding to support education in the areas of petrophysics and formation evaluation.


The William J McLean Agricultural Scholarship 2023-24

The scholarship is available for the 2023-24 academic year and is valued at a maximum of £5,000.

Deadline: 18th of March 2024


The Findlay Harris Dick Prize for Pictish Research

Are you a University of Aberdeen student studying in any area of Pictish History or Culture? One prize of £500 is available for the 2023-24 academic year.

Deadline: 18th of March 2024


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.


Research Council Awards - NERC

NERC funds independent research, training and long-term monitoring in the environmental sciences. About half their budget goes to universities.


MRC - Research Council Awards

The Medical Research Council (MRC) is a publicly-funded organisation dedicated to improving human health. They support research across the entire spectrum of medical sciences, in universities and hospitals, in their own units and institutes in the UK, and in their units in Africa.


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.