Scholarships and Student Funding

AVANGRID Foundation Scholarship

The AVANGRID Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for masters studies in energy and/or the environment at the University of Edinburgh for the 2017-2018 academic session.

The grants cover full tuition, fees and health insurance and a monthly stipend of £1,200.


The AVANGRID Foundation scholarship program is open to students of US nationality to pursue masters-level work with an emphasis on sustainably energy, energy efficiency and climate-related areas of study, in addition to more specific business areas.

Applicants should be intending to start a full-time, on-campus masters programme in 2017-2018 . Their chosen programme of study should relate to one of the following subject areas:


• Renewable energy

• Sustainable energy systems

• Environment and biodiversity

• Clean combustion technologies and emissions management

• Energy efficiency

• Energy Storage

• Electric Vehicles

• Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

• Data Science

• Wind power technology

• Meteorology


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.


To obtain more information or to apply, please visit the AVANGRID Foundation’s website.

The scholarship application deadline is 8:00 a.m. EST 17 February 2017.