ScottishPower Foundation has announced 28 postgraduate energy and environment scholarship grants in the UK for the 2017/18 academic year, to be split amongst 7 of the UK’s most respected universities, including UEA (with a guaranteed 4 places to be specific scholarships eligible to UEA students only). To coincide with this, ScottishPower Renewables has donated £100k to the ScottishPower Foundation to go towards funding these places.
The programme aims to help train a generation of highly skilled professionals to face up to the challenges that lie ahead, including the development of a sustainable energy model.
The scholarship meets full enrollment costs and provides a generous monthly living allowance of £1,200.
Scholarships are open to UK students or graduates wishing to pursue a career in energy and environment related studies starting the following full-time UEA courses in 2017; MSc Energy Engineering with Environmental Management or MSc Environmental Sciences.
In addition, students who will be in their final year in 2017-18 on the undergraduate integrated master’s course, MEng Energy Engineering with Environmental Management will also eligible.
Applicants must be in possession of a bachelor with honours (2:1 or above) or master’s degree from a recognized university on submission of the application, or be in the final year or their degree.
Students should be undertaking programmes related to the following themes to be eligible:
- renewable energy
- sustainable energy system
- clean combustion technologies
- emissions management
- energy efficiency
- energy storage
- electric vehicle
- smart distribution networks
- information and communication technology (ICT)
- cybersecurity/big data.
How to apply
Prospective postgraduate students who think they may be eligible to apply for one of these scholarship in 2017 should complete the online application form. Further information, including selection criteria for applicants as well as Terms and Conditions, can be found on the ScottishPower Foundation Scholarship website.
Application deadline: 7 April 2017