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April 30, 2024

University of Aberdeen has 14 energy-related PG scholarships

University of AberdeenThe University of Aberdeen is delighted to be offering fourteen scholarships to postgraduate students studying courses within the energy sector.

These new scholarships have been created with industry links and will support students in their studies, helping them move into careers in the energy sector as well as within academia.

The University of Aberdeen’s Interdisciplinary Director for Energy Transition, Professor John Underhill, says, “Scholarships can be an important lifeline providing crucial financial support to enable students to undertake courses, concentrate on their studies and enhance their study environment. They are also hugely beneficial to the donating company, offering a unique opportunity to invest in an individual to realise their full potential.”

He continues, “These scholarships face a wide range of our programmes, underlining their relevance to industry, and are a wonderful example of how we are working with industry to attract and develop the talented students who will lead the energy sector as it decarbonises and transitions in the decades to come.”

Here are details of the 2024/25 scholarship opportunities. Please note, many of them close for applications on Friday 3rd May 2024.

The Data Lab Scholarships – two scholarships are available in this category.
MSc Artificial Intelligence covers the theoretical underpinning of machine learning, data science, natural language generation and multi-agent systems.
MSc Geophysics equips students with the skills for careers in the energy transition, hydrocarbon and minerals exploration, renewable energy, environmental sciences and associated service industries.

NEO Energy Postgraduate Scholarship Programme – NEO Energy is offering two postgraduate scholarships in a variety of taught energy-related degrees at the University of Aberdeen. These scholarships include mentoring or other internal opportunities – find out more.

Integrated Petroleum Geoscience (IPG) Industry Scholarships – The MSc Integrated Petroleum Geoscience is supported by various industry partners. Energy companies Equinor, Shell and Harbour Energy will each provide one scholarship to cover tuition fees plus a living allowance for Home/UK students starting the course in September 2024 – find out more.

Energy Geophysics Shell Scholarship – This scholarship will support a student on the MSc Geophysics, a course that provides professional-level geophysics training and education – more information can be found here.

TotalEnergies E&P UK Scholarships – These two masters scholarships from TotalEnergies E&P UK will help students acquire the skills that will play a key part in the energy transition. They are available to students undertaking the MSc Energy Transition Systems and Technologies, the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering, or the MSc Data Science – find out more.

OPITO Piper Alpha Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship has been created to provide a legacy for the victims of the Piper Alpha disaster and gives students the opportunity to study Aberdeen’s safety programmes to ensure the highest levels of safety in the future – more information here.

RSK Geosciences Scholarship – Created by RSK Group, this scholarship is for applicants holding an offer of admission for the campus-based, one-year, full-time MSc Geophysics degree in September 2024 – find out more.

Find out more about postgraduate study at the University of Aberdeen.

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Content added on 30th April 2024.  

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