The Subsea UK Scholarship is open to prospective full-time students for the MSc Subsea Engineering at Robert Gordon University. This prestigious award provides funding support up to the value of £8,000 over the one year duration of the programme.

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The scholarship is open to UK students commencing the one year full-time MSc Subsea Engineering in September 2017.
(Please note that the scholarship is not open to students wishing to commence the part-time programme)

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Students who have accepted the offer of a full-time place on the MSc Subsea Engineering at Robert Gordon University are eligible to apply.

Only applicants domiciled in the UK, having a UK passport and classed as ‘home fees students’ or normally domiciled in the UK, but temporarily living outside the UK and classified as paying 'home fees', are eligible to apply for the Subsea UK Subsea Engineering MSc Scholarship.

The scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the University on the basis of academic merit (a minimum of 2:1 primary degree), personal characteristics and financial hardship.

To be considered for the Subsea UK Subsea Engineering MSc Scholarship you will need to have applied to Robert Gordon University for a place on a one year full-time MSc in Subsea Engineering degree starting in September 2017. To be awarded the scholarship you must receive and then firmly accept an unconditional offer of a place on the MSc in Subsea Engineering at Robert Gordon University.

The selection process begins with students completing an online application form which will be reviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from the University.  In making the decision, the selection panel will take into account the applicant’s educational background and achievements, their interest in their chosen degree subject, and other relevant information given in their personal statement.

Full details of the selection criteria are available within the application form.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Friday 27 October 2017.

SUBSEA UK Scholarship Application Form 2017 (DOC 330KB)

Scholarship Reference Form (DOC 32KB)

Please note: You must submit an application form and a reference form in order to be considered for the scholarship.

Completed forms should be submitted to

All applications must be received by the closing date to be considered for the scholarship.