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Scholarships at University of Aberdeen

There are 21 scholarships available at University of Aberdeen.

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish Universities, is offering a number of scholarships for postgraduate one-year Masters study in a number of areas. The scholarships are targeted at the subject areas of: Science Technology Creative industries Healthcare and medical sciences Renewable and clean energy Courses must be full-time and delivered in Scotland. Online, distance-learning or courses delivered at a Scottish university campus overseas are not eligible for the scholarship. Countries Canada China (People’s Republic of) Hong Kong India Japan Pakistan United States.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

7,44,426

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

31 July 2020

All Current PhD Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

There are many funded PhD opportunities which span all disciplines at University of Aberdeen. Find out more about research institutes: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/institutes-centres/index.php Schools include: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Law Social Science Biological Science Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition Psychology Engineering Geo-sciences Natural and Computing Sciences Postgraduate Research School Find out more about all opportunities: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php There will be detail on each PhD opportunity to advise you about what you will be required to research, your supervisors, and how to apply

Application details

All application details are on each opportunity. You will find supervisors if you want an informal chat to email on the opportunity page. You will find out the application process and whether there is any separate process to apply for a scholarship. There will be deadline dates on each opportunity.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

13,75,049

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

Expected July, August, September, October, November, December 2020

Leverhulme PhD Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships are available for projects and PhD awards in: Carbon Footprint novel uses of organic waste Producing chemical and materials sustainably - economic impacts Policies and Politics - environment and anaerobic digestion Microwave pre-treatment anaerobic digestion Optimum mixing anaerobic digestion using fluid dynamics Heat distillation of liquid phase of anaerobic digestion Synthesis of novel ionic conductors conversion of syngas to oxygenate biogas Carbon negative magnesium carbonate building products Hybrid catalytic systems for sustainable chemical processing Find out more from the opportunities page

Application details

Find out more from the web page of current PhD opportunities

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

13,75,049

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Find out more about the Scholarships on the University of Aberdeen website

Application deadline

Expected February 2021

AFZ Giles Scholarship

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

You must be a postgraduate and undergraduate student registered for a degree in The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition can apply. This award is available to home or overseas students displaying academic potential. Applications are accompanied by a CV and letter of support from supervisor. abdn.ac.uk/study/funding/164

Application details

Available until 28th February

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

93,053

Paid to successful student

Once

Application deadline

Expected February 2021

Quadrat PhD Doctoral Training Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

You must be academically excellent to be awarded funding Themes are: Biodiversity Earth Systems Environmental Management You receive: A stipend Fees Research and Training Costs

Application details

Apply via the links on the website

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

93

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Find out more about the value of the Scholarships from the University of Aberdeen website

Application deadline

Expected February 2021

National Decommissioning Centre - PhD Doctoral Training Studentships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Find out more about opportunities available in decommissioning energy from the National Decommissioning Centre - Doctoral Training Studentships link. Opportunities exist in: Energy Economics Marine Impacts Financial Risk and Economics Including Liability Bundles Hydrocarbons - Heavy Metals Cleaning and Disposal Re-use Cost Reduction View all opportunities via University of Aberdeen web page: abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php

Application details

Follow links and apply via links on site

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

93

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Find out more from the National Decommissioning Centre

Application deadline

Expected February 2021

EASTBIO Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

There are wide ranging opportunities from: The Business School Department of Chemistry Department of Geology School of Biological Sciences School of Engineering School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition School of Psychology School of Social Services Find out more by following the links on the web page: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php

Application details

Find out more about each opportunity: Follow the EASTBIO Scholarships links at: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

8,37,480

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

Scholarships cover the cost of tuition fees

Application deadline

Expected March, April, May 2021

International Undergraduate Scholarship

Level of study

Undergraduate

Student requirements

If you are studying for a four year degree we will offer you a scholarship which is equivalent to your fourth year tuition fee. If you are studying a five year programme this will apply to your fifth year of study. The bursary excludes Medicine and Dentistry. The scholarship cannot be deferred to 2020, it only applies to 2019

Application details

Further information email: study@abdn.ac.uk Application terms and guidance: abdn.ac.uk/funding/uploads/files/2019_Entry_-_UG_Scholarship_TsCs_Sep_2018.pdf

Funding type

Bursary

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

This scholarship is worth one year’s tuition fee and is open to all international undergraduate students studying for 4 years or more at the University of Aberdeen (excludes Medicine).

Application deadline

Expected June 2021

Postgrad Solutions Bursaries

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

There are various categories for bursaries which include: 2 x UK Bursaries 2 x European Bursaries 2 x General US Bursaries 1 x Engineering Bursary 1 x Computer Science / IT Bursary 1 x Distance Learning 1 x English Language Bursary 1 x PhD / Research 2 x Business Masters 2 x Global LLM

Application details

Find out more from University of Aberdeen funding database

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

46,527

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

A bursary worth £500 open to students from anywhere in the world.

Application deadline

Expected September 2020

Voice Talent Online Scholarship Competition

Level of study

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Student requirements

This is a competition which you can enter by writing a blog article titled "Voicing your Brand."

Application details

Find out more about the competition from University of Aberdeen funding database or Voice Talent Online.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

93,053

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

A student competition prize of 1000 USD.

Application deadline

Expected January 2021

ESRC - DTP Studentship Competition 2020

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applications are invited for the following routes: Accountancy, Findance, Business and Management Economic and Social History Education Health, Families, Relationships and Demographic Change Human Geography Environment and Urban Planning Linguistics Psychology Sociology You must meet residency criteria for EU or UK residency You must hold a 2:1 degree You must have a conditional offer for a PhD programme at the University of Aberdeen You must be nominated by the University to be considered for the award

Application details

Discuss the award with your potential supervisors at the University of Aberdeen and complete an application form, existing transcript, CV and one academic reference

Funding type

Bursary and fees coverage

Bursary value

93,053

Paid to successful student

Once

Application deadline

Expected January 2021

John Reid Trust Scheme 1959

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

All students graduating from the University of Aberdeen with an undergraduate degree aspiring to study at postgraduate level at an institution outside Scotland. Preference will be given to students graduating with a degree in an Arts subject, but Science graduates should still apply.

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

The Trust support around three or four students embarking on courses outside Scotland, to the extent of £800-£1500 a year.

Application deadline

31 July 2020

Carlaw-Ogston Master of Music Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applications are welcome from graduates with a First or Upper Second Honours degree in Music, or an equivalent qualification, who plan to undertake MMus studies within the Department of Music at the University of Aberdeen in any area of music, beginning in the academic year 20-21. Preference will be given to students who have undertaken their undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and musical talent in any area of music (i.e. composition or musicology) to students with a conditional or unconditional offer.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,86,107

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

31 August 2020

Ogston Postgraduate Music Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applications are invited for a scholarship from graduates with a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in Music, or an equivalent qualification, who plan to undertake a full-time PhD within the Department of Music at the University of Aberdeen in any area of music (i.e. composition or musicology) beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and musical talent in any area of music (i.e. composition or musicology). Applicants of any fee status are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Application details

The University of Aberdeen is currently operating remotely. All applictions and supporting documents must be submitted via scanned email.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,86,107

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 per annum for the three years duration of the postgraduate degree.

Application deadline

31 August 2020

James Beattie Scholarships: Epistemic Values, Virtues and Vices

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

This innovative scholarship programme provides an opportunity for postgraduate research students to undertake a package of training and career development, including teaching or research assistance, and to join a research network concentrated in a particular field of study. Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and potential for independent research, as evidenced by the candidate’s academic record, prior qualifications, proposal and references. Selection will be based on this evidence and upon the strength of the proposed engagement with the advertised research project. Applicants must be classified as Overseas students for fees purposes as set by the University of Aberdeen. Applicants must hold, or expect to hold prior to commencement of studies, an undergraduate degree at UK first class or 2:1 honours level, or the international equivalent. It is preferable but not a requirement that you hold a Masters relevant to your chosen area of study. Other factors such as financial status and nationality are not taken into account.

Application details

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2020. Successful applicants will be notified in late September 2020.

Funding type

Bursary

Application deadline

15 September 2020

James Beattie Scholarships: Northern Communities: Scotland's links with Poland-Lithuania, 1550-1750

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and potential for independent research, as evidenced by the candidate’s academic record, prior qualifications, proposal and references. Selection will be based on this evidence and upon the strength of the proposed engagement with the advertised research project. Applicants must be classified as Overseas students for fees purposes as set by the University of Aberdeen. Applicants must hold, or expect to hold prior to commencement of studies, an undergraduate degree at UK first class or 2:1 honours level, or the international equivalent. It is preferable but not a requirement that you hold a Masters relevant to your chosen area of study. Other factors such as financial status and nationality are not taken into account.

Funding type

Bursary

Application deadline

15 September 2020

James Beattie Scholarships: Irish and Scottish Liberalism in the Long Nineteenth-Century

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and potential for independent research, as evidenced by the candidate’s academic record, prior qualifications, proposal and references. Selection will be based on this evidence and upon the strength of the proposed engagement with the advertised research project. Applicants must be classified as Overseas students for fees purposes as set by the University of Aberdeen. Applicants must hold, or expect to hold prior to commencement of studies, an undergraduate degree at UK first class or 2:1 honours level, or the international equivalent. It is preferable but not a requirement that you hold a Masters relevant to your chosen area of study. Other factors such as financial status and nationality are not taken into account.

Application details

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2020. Successful applicants will be notified in late September 2020.

Funding type

Bursary

Application deadline

15 September 2020

CB Davidson Fund

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

This is a fund that provides limited financial support for postgraduate students (taught and research) within the Law School. It provides financial support for graduates in law from outside the UK to study in Aberdeen - AND - for students and graduates of the University of Aberdeen who wish to travel outside of the UK for research purposes. Applicants must satisfy one of the four criteria below in order to be eligible. You must have applied to study or currently study Law at either research (PhD/LLM by Research) or taught level (LLM) at the University of Aberdeen - Form 1. You must be a current student of the University of Aberdeen studying Law at either research (PhD/LLM by Research) or taught level (LLM) and propose to study abroad - Form 2 You must be a member of staff from non-UK higher education institution proposing to lecture at the University of Aberdeen - Form 3. You must be a member of staff of the University of Aberdeen wishing to study foreign law or legal practice and who has exhausted the possibility of funding from (a) external bodies and (b) Departmental funds. – Form 4.

Application details

Applications will be considered by the appropriate Committee in April (for the March deadline) and in October/November (for the September deadline). Thereafter applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their application at the start of May/November respectively. Thereafter applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their application in the middle of May/November respectively. There are 4 (four) forms available. Applicants must submit the form corresponding to their eligibility.

Funding type

Bursary

Application deadline

30 September 2020

Aberdeen Alumni Discount

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

You must have a full degree from University of Aberdeen. Find out more about which degrees are eligible for the discount on the University of Aberdeen Funding Database

Application details

Apply via the University Alumni Office: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/alumni/ Email: alumni@abdn.ac.uk Guidance abdn.ac.uk/funding/uploads/files/alumni_discount_scheme_2017.pdf Application https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/forms/alumni-discount/

Funding type

Bursary

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

20% for all graduates on full cost of postgraduate taught programme

Elphinstone PhD Scholarships

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Find out more about when Elphinstone Scholarships are available from: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php Elphinstone Scholarships can be available across a wide range of disciplines which include, business, accountancy, economics, marketing, social sciences, arts, engineering, IOT, Big Data, real estate and more...

Application details

Find out about each opportunity by following the links from: abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/current-phd-opportunities-1640.php

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

Find out about when Elphinstone Scholarships are running from University of Aberdeen PhD opportunities page