Scholarships & funding opportunities

ScottishPower International Masters Scholarship Programme 2022/23

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Their focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and they are investing over £4 million every working day to make this happen.

At ScottishPower, the scholarship programmes aim to help train a new generation of professionals capable of driving the transformation towards a sustainable energy model and who have a desire to develop their career in the power industry. This is why ScottishPower presents its Scholarships for Master's Studies in the UK programme to support education of motivated people, providing them with experience that will give them access to employment in the industry

For the 2022/23 academic year ScottishPower provides scholarships for postgraduate studies at universities in United Kingdom in the following areas of knowledge:

  • Electrical/Mechanical/Civil/Naval Engineering
  • Renewable/Sustainable Energy
  • Onshore/Offshore Renewable Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences/Climate Change
  • Computer Science & IT/Software Engineering/Cyber Security
  • Real Time Systems/Control Systems/Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Data Analytics/Data Science
  • International Strategic Marketing/Digital Marketing

The scholarships are intended for study at a selection of UK universities.

  • Number of scholarships 14 throughout the UK
  • Value Full tuition fees and a monthly payment of £1,200
  • Opens 1 February 2022
  • Deadline 31 March 2022
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs, Equipment and study costs
  • Duration 1 year


ScottishPower are looking to sponsor highly motivated students who have a desire to work in the power industry and:

  • Must be in possession of, or expect to receive, a Bachelor with Honours at a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) or Master’s degree from a recognised university on submission of the application. If the applicant is still in the final year of the academic course 2021-22, the grant will be contingent upon the applicant securing the university degree at the determined level at the end of the academic cycle in June/July 2022.

 Further information:

  • Applicants must follow the usual procedure for enrolling at the UK University they wish to attend.
  • Applications submitted by students who have not applied for enrolment at the UK University will be rejected during the selection process.
  • Applicants may not receive any remuneration or wages or be in receipt of any scholarship, financial aid or other award of a similar nature from institutions and public or private foundations during the period that the scholarship is awarded for.
  • Applications presented by candidates with a grade average during the pursuit of the degree lower than "upper second class honours” for universities in the UK will be rejected.
  • Candidates who have previously been awarded a ScottishPower or its Foundation scholarship are excluded from assessment.

Number of Scholarships

The scholarship will cover the following:

  • Enrolment costs at the university in the United Kingdom.
  • £14,400 a year to cover per-diem and material expenses. This amount will be paid out in £1,200 monthly instalments.

The Scholarship will have a maximum duration of one calendar year from the beginning of the studies programme.

ScottishPower will also provide local support to the scholarship recipients where appropriate.

In return for the scholarship, ScottishPower are looking for each scholar to:

  • Promote career opportunities available within the company
  • Act as a STEM ambassador for the industry
  • Introduce future scholarship applicants to the scheme
  • Support any recruitment activities agreed on campus/virtually