The University of Aberdeen is now offering scholarships to exceptional international students who wish to pursue Master’s taught subjects at the University for January or September 2018 entry. The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. The university as it is today was formed in 1860 by a merger between King’s College and Marischal College, a second university founded in 1593 as a Protestant alternative to the former.
This scholarship is in the form of a £2,000 tuition fee discount and is open to self-funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, and African countries, and are classed as international for tuition fee purposes.
Type: Master’s Taught
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, candidate must:
Eligible Countries: You must be a national of one of the following countries: China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
To be taken at (country): Scotland
Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the University except (i) Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation (ii) Oil and Gas Innovation
- have been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Master’s programme (postgraduate taught programme) at the University of Aberdeen.
- be planning on beginning your studies in January 2018 or September 2018.
- be classed as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
- be a full-time international student.
- be based on the Aberdeen campus for the course of study.
- You cannot be an Aberdeen Alumni as you would then be entitled to the Aberdeen Alumni discount
- You cannot be coming via a University partnership, as it is likely a different financial arrangement would be in place.
Value of Scholarship: £2,000 tuition fee discount
Number of Awardees: Limited
Duration of Scholarship: One time
How to Apply: You do not need to apply for the scholarship but you must have applied and been given a conditional or unconditional offer of admissions for an eligible Master’s programme. If you are eligible you will automatically receive an email from the Vice Principal for Internationalization to advise you that you have been offered the scholarship with instructions on how to accept it.
Your scholarship will be applied at the point at which the University issues your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) which you require to progress your visa application. If you have not accepted your scholarship offer, the scholarship will not be applied at this point and you will be required to pay the full tuition fee.
Award Provider: Aberdeen University, Scotland
Application Deadline: There is no formal deadline, however, you must be aware of the time it takes to organize your visa and arrive in time to start your studies for the start of term, therefore it is strongly recommended that your accept your offer of admission and your scholarship as soon as possible and before the CAS is issued to you.