The University of Aberdeen is a public research – focused university situated in Scotland. It is Scotland’s third – oldest university and5th oldest of UK. This university, after encountering so many years understands the situation of the students who are extraordinary but doesn’t get scope to flourish it. So they have started providing scholarships to the students who are in need, whether of same country or other countries. The university employs student fund raisers to raise funds for the Alumni Annual Fund. Work involves calling graduates to update their details, chat to them about various projects and things going on in the university and asking if they would like to give to the fund. Money raised goes to fund various projects, such as student scholarships, the new library, medical research, sports clubs and facilities, and many more. Over £ 226,000 was raised during a campaign, which makes the AAF one of the most successful campaigns in the UK.
The scholarships available here are:
1. Taught Postgraduate Scholarship
The University of Aberdeen Development Trust launched a new International Taught Postgraduate Scholarship programme with the opening of the application process for the first three scholarships. Each of the University’s three Colleges, Arts & Social Sciences, Life Sciences & Medicine and Physical Sciences, will be able to make one international taught postgraduate scholarship award each year to go towards tuition fees.
Eligibility: International students can apply but needs to be an outstanding fee paying applicant to any taught postgraduate program
Scholarship Amount: £ 4,000
How to Apply: No additional application is necessary for the award. As long as the applicant meet the eligibility criteria student will automatically be considered by the College. Applicants can apply either online or download the postgraduate application form and return it to the Postgraduate Admissions Office.
For more details visit: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/details.php?funding_id=214
2. Chevron MSc Subsea Engineering Scholarship
Chevron North Sea Limited is a UK subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. They are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron North Sea Ltd. is offering one MSc Subsea Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all students wishing to commence the full-time MSc in Subsea Engineering in September 2013. The scholarship is given for the one year duration of the MSc in Subsea engineering degree course. This will cover postgraduate tuition fees, with the remainder providing a maintenance stipend.
Eligibility: International students can apply
Scholarship Amount: £ 14,515 for the one year duration
How to Apply: To apply the candidate need to complete the Chevron MSc Subsea Engineering Scholarship Application Form 2013-14, and send it together with a CV and your reference to: Graduate School Admissions Unit, College of Physical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Fraser Noble Building, King’s College, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, Scotland, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details visit: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/details.php?funding_id=117
3. Carnegie – Cameron Postgraduate Taught Bursaries
These bursaries are funded by the Carnegie Cameron Trust and are for the students undertaking a one year taught postgraduate programme. The bursaries are to go towards tuition fees only and can cove.
Eligibility: International students can apply but the decisions are taken on the basis of academic merit. Financial circumstances of candidates will also be taken into consideration
Scholarship Amount: £ 3,750
How to Apply: The candidates must complete the application form available at the site and submit directly to the College in which the programme they will be taking is based. Details of where to send completed applications can be found on the application form.
For more details visit: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/details.php?funding_id=115