Scholarships and Student Funding

ScottishPower Scholarships

Scholarships are available for study in the area of Energy and Environment in the UK in 2018-19

 

These scholarships, provided by ScottishPower, are available in the following areas:

  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Renewable/Sustainable Energy
  • Environmental Science/Climate Change
  • Global Energy Management
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Cyber Security and Information Security
  • Big Data Analytics and 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.

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 in 2018)
MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study in 2018)
MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Management (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study in 2018)
MEng Electrical Engineering with Renewable Energy (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study in 2018)
MEng Mechanical Engineering with Renewable Energy (current undergraduate students entering year 5 of this programme of study in 2018)

 

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.

Eligibility

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 .

 

Applying

Applications are made via the ScottishPower website. The deadline is 13.00 hours on 2nd April 2018.

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.

Notification

The successful candidates will be advised in  June 2018.

Further Information

ScottishPower