Scholarships and Funding

Scholarships and Funding
Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships (University's main UG scholarship scheme)

The University of Aberdeen is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of their financial circumstances. Our Entrance Scholarship Scheme aims to help students support themselves during their time at University and is funded jointly by the University and the generosity of our Donors.

Closing date - Friday 8 July 2022

The Robertson Trust – Journey to Success Scholarships

Working in conjunction with the University the Robertson Trust’s Journey to Success Scholarship scheme helps promising youngsters to overcome financial and social barriers to gain the university education they deserve and the career they aspire to.

Closing date - Tuesday 31 May 2022

Cormack Family Foundation Gateway 2 Medicine Scholarships

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of widening access criteria and financial need to a student commencing a degree in Medicine (MBChB) in September 2022 and who has gained access to their medical degree through the Gateway 2 Medicine (G2M) programme.

Closing date - Wednesday 1 June 2022

Derek Ogston and Margaret Carlaw Music Scholarships

The Music Scholarships are available for students commencing a BMus full-time degree at the University of Aberdeen in September 2022.
Closing Date – Monday 5th September 2022

Jim Duncan Scholarships

The Jim Duncan scholarships are open to applicants commencing an undergraduate degree in September 2022, after having had a break in their education of more than one year, or who are resuming their undergraduate studies at the University after an interruption of more than one year, and who require financial assistance. The scholarships shall initially be awarded for a two year period in order to give security to the scholars.  Thereafter, the scholar may apply to have the scholarship renewed on an annual basis. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, and academic potential. Applications from medical students would be particularly welcome.

Two scholarships will be awarded to eligible students commencing their full-time degree at the University of Aberdeen in September 2022.

University of Aberdeen Development Trust Sports Bursary Scheme

The Alumni Sports Bursary Scheme runs on an annual basis and exists to assist talented individuals to maintain their high sporting standards while in full-time study, supporting up to 20 Scholars competing at or close to National level per year.