Scholarships & funding opportunities

Data Lab MSc Scholarship for Satellite Data for Sustainable Development

Three fully funded scholarships are available to new Scottish students joining the MSc Satellite Data for Sustainable Development for the 2021/22 academic year.  These scholarships have been made possible with funding from the Data Lab, Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund.

Applicants will be considered for this scholarship using the information provided on the application form and will be awarded on a competitive basis.

The deadline for applications is 30 November 2021.

  • Number of scholarships Three
  • Value Home tuition fees
  • Opens 21 July 2021
  • Deadline 30 November 2021
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration One year

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Data Lab Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Have right to live and work in the UK, AND whose ordinary place of residence has been in Scotland for at least three years (not in full-time education) can apply for The Data Lab MSc scholarships. EU citizens who have not received pre-settlement status are no longer eligible to apply. For more guidance on eligibility please refer to: http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/eu/SFC_Brexit_Update.pdf
  • Students must meet the academic requirements to hold an offer of admission for the MSc Satellite Data for Sustainable Development for the January 2021/22 intake.
  • All students in receipt of a scholarship must successfully complete an online MOOC in Data Ethics, AI and Responsible Innovation as part of their studies.
  • Attendance at Data Lab events
  • Students will be required to attend introductory sessions where possible.

 Terms and Conditions:

  • Applicants must meet all of the above eligibility criteria to be considered for a Data Lab scholarship.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified within four weeks of the closing date of 30th November 2021.
  • The awards are available for full time, on campus study only.To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2021/ 2022 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria.
  • Successful candidates will be selected on their statement of motivation within the application form.
  • Successful recipients are expected to engage with a programme of events with Data Lab and complete an online MOOC in Data Ethics, AI and Responsible Innovation as part of their studies. More information can be found on Data Lab website.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering's decision,  on the awarding of the scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.

Further Information

Further Information:

Please be advised that this scholarship is administered by Data Lab. If you're successful in your application then some information will be shared with Data Lab. This is a condition of scholarship.

Your contact details i.e. name and University email address will be provided by the University to Data Lab, for the purposes of administering the MSc course. The ESF Participant Form which you must complete advises that your data will be used by the University for ‘reporting and monitoring purposes and shared with relevant agencies.’ The ‘relevant agencies’ in this instance are Data Lab and the Scottish Funding Council.

Funding is provided by The Scottish Funding Council and the European Social Fund/DWS via The Data Lab:
https://www.thedatalab.com/skills-talent/the-data-lab-msc/

How to apply

Please complete the MSc Satellite Data for Sustainable Development

Note: Candidates applying for the MSc Data Lab must be willing to accept the terms and conditions of the scholarship as outlined in the enrolment pack