Scholarships are available for study in the area of Energy and Environment in the UK in 2019-20
These scholarships, provided by ScottishPower, are available in the following areas:
- Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering
- Renewable/Sustainable Energy
- Onshore/Offshore Renewable Engineering
- Environmental Sciences/Climate Change
- Global Energy Management
- Computer Science and Software Engineering
- Cyber Security and Information Security
- Big Data Analytics and Data Science
Previous preferred Masters programmes of study at the University of Edinburgh are listed below, however they may consider applications from applicants to other programmes if they have relevant undergraduate experience linked to the themes above. Students due to enter year 5 of a relevant integrated Masters programme such as MEng programmes may also apply for 2018-19 scholarships. This list will be updated for 2019-20 once the details are known.
|List of preferred programmes|
|MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering|
|MSc Applied Geoscience (Geoenergy)|
|MSc Carbon Finance|
|MSc Carbon Management|
|MSc Design and Digital Media|
|MSc Energy, Society and Sustainability|
|MSc Environment and Development|
|MSc Environmental Sustainability|
|MSc Marine Systems and Policies|
|MSc Sustainable Energy Systems|
|MEng Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study)|
|MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study)|
|MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Management (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study)|
|MEng Electrical Engineering with Renewable Energy (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study)|
|MEng Mechanical Engineering with Renewable Energy (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study)|
The scholarships aim to contribute to the education of young professionals with the capabilities required to lead the energy industry into the future.
Each award covers tuition fees plus a maintenance allowance of £1,200 per month. Awards are made for a maximum duration of one calendar year.
Applicants must be nationals of the United Kingdom, and hold a good undergraduate degree.
Applicants must be intending to commence a full-time, on campus taught masters programme at the University of Edinburgh, or be expecting to progress to the final year of an integrated masters programme such as MEng (preferred programmes subject to confirmation for 2019-20)
Applications are made via the ScottishPower website - the appliation period for the 2019-20 academic year will open in February 2019. As an indication last year's deadline was 13.00 hours on 2nd April 2018.
In advance of applications opening you may register interest at the website below.
(Note: some of the degrees that ScottishPower accept are not available to select from the drop down lists in their application system - they have advised that the solution is to select ‘Other’ in the country dropdown (within the Programme Details section) and you will then be able to free type in all of the boxes. )
The successful candidates will be advised in June 2019 (to be confirmed).