CARNEGIE UNDERGRADUATE VACATION SCHOLARSHIP
This award is open to undergraduates who were born in Scotland; have a parent born in Scotland or who have at least two years of secondary education in Scotland. Students meeting this criteria may be considered for the award of a Vacation Scholarship for the pursuit of a full-time research project. Candidates should have completed at least three years of study at the University. Therefore, this award is targeted at those who will have completed their third year at the end of the current academic session. Students in their fourth year of an integrated masters' can also apply for this award. Vacation Scholarships cannot be used for attendance at conferences. Candidates can only be considered on the nominations of Deans, who are asked to rank in order of merit, all applicants from their Faculty. Scholarships are for maintenance of up to a maximum of eight weeks, whether based at home, elsewhere in the United Kingdom or abroad. Nominees can come from any Faculty and nominations by Deans must be returned to Shirley Kirk, Student Financial Support, Student Experience, McCance Building by Friday 28 March 2014. Applications can only be accepted via University Faculties. Students must submit applications to their departments by Friday 7 March 2014. Departments should also rank their candidates before submitting them to their Dean by Friday 14 March 2014. Departments in the Faculty of Engineering should submit applications to Ms Carol Brady. Copies of the Regulations, application forms and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms are available below. Deans, Faculty Managers and candidates will be notified of the results in May. Please contact Shirley Kirk (Ext 3204) firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Candidates in 3rd year or 4th year of an integrated masters' degree should apply for this award and also the Interns@Strathclyde. Application forms for the Interns@Strathclyde will be available in December/January.
If successful, candidates should accept the Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship given its prestige and will be invited to take part in the research internship development programme. These students will receive an additional sum upon completion of this aspect of the placement to make it of equal financial value to the interns awards as an incentive to accept the award from the Carnegie Trust.
Candidates should complete an application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them to their Department by Friday 7 March.
MEDICAL RESEARCH SCOTLAND - ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION
Medical Resarch Scotland is inviting applications for its Vacation Research Scholarship Awards.
Candidates should be undergraduate students studying science, medicine or dentistry at a University within the UK or Republic of Ireland.
Candidates may be considering a research career but would like to learn more about what might be involved before deciding.
The scholarship provides successful candidates with:
- 6-8 week period of hands on research experience during the summer vacation in a university or recognised research institution laboratories in Scotland
- a weekly stipend of £180.
Applications must be made by Supervisors and not by students directly.
Further details about Medical Research Scotland, how to apply and the terms and conditions of its awards can be found at www.medicalresearchscotland.org.uk/apply.htm
THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW CLOSED.
BP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Only nine UK Universities are included in the BP Scholarship Programme and Strathclyde is the only Scottish member. The aim of the BP Scholarship is to recognise, reward and support academic excellence and support the potential for future achievement.
Who is eligible: All second and third year students studying for an MEng in the Departments of Chemical and Process Engineering; Electronic and Electrical Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Enginering; Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Number of Awards: There are usually up to 25 BP Scholarship awards each year with varying numbers awarded in each of the departments.
Value of award: £1,500
How to Apply: Students do not need to apply. These awards are allocated by Departments based on the academic perofrmance of students.
THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) offer a range of prizes, scholarships and bursaries designed to support and reward students, graduates, academics and practitioners studying architecture at university.
These schemes are designed to support the work of the RIBA in promoting educational standards and encouraging students, academics and practitioners to exceed them.
For fruther information on the different funding that may be available, please check www.architecture/com/EducationAndCareers/PrizesScholarshipsandBursaries
Who is eligible: This award is open to students studying MEng Chemical and Process Engineering. Students will receive the first instalment in their third year of study.
Number of awards: One new scholarship will be awarded each year so there will always be 3 students at any one time receiving the scholarship - 1 in third year, 1 in fourth year and 1 in fifth year.
Value of award: £2,000 each year for three years.
How to apply: Departments will inform students on when to apply. At that time students will be given the opportunity to submit an application. A number of students will then be interviewed by Atkins who will select the successful candidate.
INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERING QUEST SCHOLARSHIP
The Institution of Civil Engineering have supported hundreds of civil engineering students. At present there are over 250 QUEST scholars studying throughout the UK and the scholarship is supported by such companies as Balfour Beattie, BAM Nuttall, Mott MacDonald and Network Rail.
Who is eligible: Applicants who hold a conditional or unconditional offer for the first year of an undergraduate Institute of Civil Engineering accredited degree can apply. Please visit the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering's website for a list of accredited courses www.strath.ac.uk/civeng/ug/
Number of awards: The numbers vary each year. Students will be competing with candidates from other institutions.
Value of award: Successful applicants are sponsored by a civil engineering or construction company for the duration of their studies. Companies arrange work experience placements every year during the summer holidays and offer professional training and guidance. Successful applicants also receive financial support of up to £2,500 for each year of their undergraduate studies.
How to apply: Applicants are required to submit an application form, along with a reference from their school or college to the Institute of Civil Engineering. More information on how to apply including where to download application and reference forms togetehr with the deadline can be found at www.ice.org.uk/Membership/Scholarship-and-Awards/QUEST-Awards/Undergraduate-Scholarship
THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY POWER ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP
The Instution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community.
The IET Power Academy brings together 7 leading UK universities and 14 key power sector organisations, including EOn and Siemens, to develop an engineering scholarship fund to provide students with support and finance throughout their university course.
The University of Strathclyde is the only university in Scotland to be included in the prestigious IET Power Academy.
Who is eligible: All Electronic and Electrical Engineering students are eligible to apply.
What is the value: The scholarship provides a £2,200 bursary for each year of study, a contribution towards tuition fees, books, software and a 10 week paid summer placement with the sponsorship company. It also puts students in contact with industry mentors through a series of local and national networking.
How to apply: Details of how to apply are provided at a briefing session held in the University by the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in October. Applicants may be required to attend an assessment centre and interview. For more information visit www.theiet.org/poweracademy
F.M. BRUCE SCHOLASHIP
This scholarship was endowed in honour of a distinguished former Head of Department and Professor of Power Engineering.
Who is eligible: This award is open to well-qualified first year students joining any of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering undergraduate programmes.
Value of the scholarship: An award of £500 for tuition fees or course expenses is provided.
How to apply: Students will be advised of the application process at the start of Semester 1.
THE ROYAL COLLEGE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
Who is eligible: This award is open to well qualified international applicants joining any undergradaute programme offered by the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
Value of the scholarship: A bursary of up to £3,000 for tuition fees.
How to apply: Online submissions must be made by 30 June each year. Application forms are available at www.strath.ac.uk/eee/scholarshipsandfunding Selection is based on academic merit.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2013 HAS NOW PASSED.
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE ENGINEERING ENTRANCE BURSARY
Who is eligible: All students applying to study in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Number of awards: up to 10 bursaries are available each year
Value of the award: £1,000 is awarded to successful students.
How to apply: Applicants do not need to apply. The entrance bursary will be awarded to students with excellent entrance qualifications.
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE ENGINEERING OVERSEAS EXCELLENCE BURSARY
Who is eligible: International applicants applying to full-time undergraduate courses within the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Number of awards: up to 5 awards are available each year.
Value of the award: £2,500 is awarded to successful candidates.
How to apply: Applicants can apply online at
AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Who is eligible: Current students about to commence fourth and fifth year in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Number of awards: Two awards are available each year
Value of award: The amounts vary each year.
How to apply: The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering will inform students how to apply and give them the opportunity to submit an application. The Department will select the successful candidates.
JOHN HOULDER/HADLEY SHIPPING COMPANY LTD AWARD
Who is eligible: Students registered in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering who are facing financial hardship
Number of awards: Up to 3 awards are available each year.
Value of award: £2,500 is awarded to successful candidates.
How to apply: Students should contact their year Advisor if they are interested in applying.
JOHN BLACKBURN MAIN SCHOLARSHIP
Through the genorosity of the family of Mr John Blackburn Main, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has set up a fund to support students from the Department to gain work experience overseas, preferably in a shipyard or related environment in the Far East.
Who is eligible: Students in third or fourth year who are spending between one and three months in a different country to help with their project work. There is a preference for students to go to shipyards in the Far East although this is not necessary. At the end of the placement, each scholarship holder is required to submit a technical report.
Number of awards: up to 4 awards are available each year.
Value of the award: Up to £3,000 is awarded to cover expenses such as travel, accommodation, insurance and day to day living expenses.
How to apply: Candidates should contact Dr Phil Sayer for further details email@example.com
SIR WILLIAM ARROL BURSARY
Who is eligible: All UK first year students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering can apply.
Number of awards: 1 award is allocated each year so up to 5 students will be in receipt of the bursary at any one time.
Value of award: £1,000 is awarded to successful students for each year of their studies (up to £5,000 if studying for the MEng degree).
How to apply: First year students are invited to apply in their first semester by submitting an application form. Application forms are available from the Department.
IMECHE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the fastest growing professional engineering institution in the UK. They believe that they can improve the world through engineering so they help find and nurture new talent, helping engineers build their careers and take on the challenges that, when solved, will make a difference to all of us.
Who is eligible: UK applicants wishing to study Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Number of awards: The number varies from year to year. Applicants will be competing with candidates from other institutions.
Value of the award: The scholarships are valued at £4,000 (normally £1,000 over four years).
How to apply: Further details and applications can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview.
A number of scholarships are available to support engineering apprentices who have recently served at least a two-year engineering apprenticeship who wish to further their careers by undertaking an engineering degree level programme.
Who is eligible: Applicants wishing to study Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering that have recently completed a two-year apprenticeship. Applicants must be British, Commonwealth or European citizens and normally reside in the UK and have lived in the UK for at least three years.
Number of awards: This varies from year to year. Applicants will be competing with those from other institutions.
Value of award: £5,000 per year for up to four years.
How to apply: For information and how to obtain an application form please visit www.whitworthscholarships.org.uk
FACULTY OF SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRDUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The Faculty of Science is delighted to announce the introduction of their International Excellence Scholarships. This is open to students applying to both undergraduate and postgraduate Masters' courses.
Each scholarship has a value of up to £3,000 to be used towards the cost of tuition fees. Successful undergraduate stduents will receive this for each year of their degree, subject to satisfactory progress.
Applications for scholarships are open to students who meet the following criteria:
* The student must be an international student from outside the EU
* The student must be self-funded ie. not sponsored by Government, employer or educational institution. Candidates cannot be in receipt of another University of Strathclyde Scholarship.
* The student must have accepted a conditional offer for a full-time undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science by 23 May 2014. The student must be able to demonstrate academic excellence based on previous study
* The student must provide evidence of a desire to study at the University of Strathclyde.
Applicants should complete an application form available to download at http://www.strath.ac.uk/science/scholarships/
Applications should be emailed to email@example.com
The deadline for completed applications is 23 May 2014
Applicants will be informed whether their application has been successful by 13 June 2014.
Please contact Christine Matthewson for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
BETTER FUTURES BURSARY
This award is open to tenants (or dependants of tenants) living in either GHA or Cube housing. The bursary programme aims to remove some of the barriers that tenants may face entering or continuing in further or higher education. This award is open to undergraduate students only.
AMOUNT OF BURSARY
An applciation can be made for up to £1,500 per year for a course leasting up to 4 years for full-time students. Part-time students can apply for up to £750 per year. An application can include (but not limited to) funding for the cost of books, equipment, travel costs, childcare or other study or living costs that will help a student complete a course. The bursary is not a loan and therefore does not have to be repaid. However, if the applicant moves home and ceases to reside in a GHA or Cube proeprty, all future payments will cease.
WHEN WILL THE BURSARY BE PAID
Funds will be released in 3 stages - November, January and March following satisfactory checks with Housing Officers and Colleges/Universities.
IF I RECEIVE A BURSARY WILL IT AFFECT OTHER FUNDING
Receiving a bursary from GHA does not affect a students entitlement to a bursary from SAAS as they are a charity. The bursary will not affect any housing benefit payment.
WHEN WILL THE DECISION BE MADE
Decisions are made by a panel. The panel meets 3 times a year - April, September and October. You will be notified of the decision within 2 weeks of their meeting.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE RENT ARREARS
All applications will be considered. However, if the tenenant is the applicant and there are tenancy issues ie. constant arrears then this will be discussed with the Housing Officer before a decision is taken. Having rent arrears may affect whether or not an application is successful. If the applicant is a dependant of a tenenat they will not be disadvantaged due to a parent/guardian having tenancy issues. This situation will be discussed with the Housing Officer before a decision is made.
Further information can be obtained by emailing email@example.com
CHEMISTRY INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI AMBASSADORS (CIAA) INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry is delighted to announce the launch of the Chemistry International Alumni Ambassadors (CIAA) International Scholarship. The successful candidate will receive an award of £1000 which will be deducted from their tuition fees.
The scholarship is open to international students from outside the EU. Students must:
- be self-funded i.e. not sponsored by Government, employer or educational institution;
- have accepted a conditional offer for a full-time undergraduate degree by 31 May 2013;
- be able to demonstrate academic excellence based on previous study;
- provide evidence of a desire to study at the University of Strathclyde, THE UK University of the Year 2012
Further details on the scholarship can be obtained from Pauline Connell (firstname.lastname@example.org), tel 0141 548 4189
Candidates can download an application form here CHEMISTRY INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI AMBASSADORS (CIAA) International Scholarship
THIS SCHOLARSHIP HAS NOW CLOSED FOR 2013.
ICAS FOUNDATION BURSARY
The ICAS Foundation is offering bursaries to potentital undergraduates who wish to study Accounting, Finacne or Management. The aim of the bursary is to support students from family backgrounds that have limited resources. If a student applying directly from school is eligible for a Young Students Bursary then they will be eligible to receive a bursary from the ICAS Foundation.
Bursaries range from £1,000 to £2,500 per annum depending on the level of the Young Students Bursary.
The bursaries are intended to assist students with the costs of studying at university such as accommodation, study materials, travel and living costs.
The application process for students entering University in September 2014 runs from October to December 2013.
Application forms should be returned to the ICAS Foundation.
Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the links below:
McNAUGHTON BURSARY AND CAPITA BURSARY
The McNaughton Bursary offers an award of £1250 to students who face significant financial obstacles to studying at University or whose circumstances mean they would benefit from additional financial support. The Capita Bursary offers awards between £500 and £2000 based on similar considerations.
The bursaries are open to students who have joined the University this academic year from a Further Education college or from a school with a low percentage of pupils progressing to Higher Education. Applications will be considered from such students who have a household income of less than £24,000 per year as assessed by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) or Student Finance England, Wales or Northern Ireland. The bursaries are also open to students starting at Strathclyde this year who have spent at least three months in a Social Services care arrangement during their school education, and who were aged 25 years or under on the 1st of September 2013.
There are a limited number of bursaries which are allocated on the basis of personal circumstances and financial need.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
The George Livingstone Scholarship
The University of Strathclyde is offering a new undergraduate scholarship specifically for African students. This scholarship has been set up in memory of the former Dean of Education at Strathclyde, Mr George Livingstone, and is designed to provide an opportunity for a deserving student from Africa to study for an undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde. Preference will be given to candidates from East Africa, but if no suitable candidate is found then applicants from the rest of Africa may be considered.
This scholarship is to the value of £1,250 per year of study and is renewable depending on satisfactory progress.
For further information and to apply, please contact Jennifer Gazzard, Recruitment Officer (International - Africa and Middle East) at email@example.com