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Scholarships

To ease the pressure on your finances during your studies, Abertay Alumni team with support from our generous donors offers a number of scholarships to support your time here. 

Some are subject specific and year specific, so it's worth browsing these pages to see what's available for your.

Tuition Fees Paid Studentships - Mental Health Nursing, Masters by Research

We are currently offering four tuition fees paid studentships on our Masters by Research. These are specifically for mental health nurses working in Scotland. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for self-development and to contribute to the mental health nursing evidence base. You will work with one of Scotland’s most published Mental Health Nursing academics, develop subject expertise, and become proficient in research design, conduct and dissemination.

For further information on eligibility criteria and how to apply, please view the full announcement here

The closing date for applications is May 8 2017.

Bonar Yarns Scholarship

1 year scholarship opened to Marketing and Business Students in 4th year of their degree.

Students who are first in their family to attend university and from low income background will benefit from scholarship.

Eligible students: All eligible.  

Year/Course available: Full-time student in 4th year of the BA (Hons) Marketing and Business degree.

Deadline: 2nd October 2017 

Amount: £1,250

Don & Low

1 year scholarship including work placement opened to 4th year Marketing and Business student.

Students must demonstrate their passion to work in the marketing and business sector.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Full-time student in 4th year of the BA (Hons) Marketing and Business degree.

Deadline: 11th September 2017

Amount: £1,500 plus work placement in Semester 2.  Work placement is 1 day a week at Don & Low based in Forfar.

For more information on this scholarship, please download the Don & Low Scholarship Guidance Notes 2017, and apply using the Don & Low Scholarship Application Form 2017.

H & A Scott

1 year scholarship opened to 3rd year students in Marketing and Business, and Business Management degrees. Students must be taking part in the work placement module or have applied to do the work placement module in Semester 2 of 3rd year.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Full-time student in 3rd year. Must be studying either the BA (Hons) Marketing and Business or BA(Hons) Business Management degrees

Deadline: 4th December 2017

Amount: £1,275

Moffat Trust Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship to study in the United States/Canada for a year or a semester. To help finance travel, accommodation and other expenses. Students are eligible to apply if they have been nominated to study at one of Abertay’s U.S. or Canadian partner universities as part of an exchange.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Opened to all courses.

Deadline: 1st April 2017

Amount: £1,500 to £3,000

Nine Trades Innovation Internship Scholarship

A 3-month scholarship over the summer for AMG students to work on their idea for the final year project. 

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: 3rd year Full time students within the AMG School.

Deadline: May 2017 TBC

Amount: £5,000

Norman Fraser Design Trust

1 year scholarship opened to students studying either Civil Engineering or Computer Games Technology. Student must demonstrate why they want to work in that particular engineering sector. Student will asked to write a report after the end of the year.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Civil Engineering and Computer Games Technology degrees only. Can be in any undergraduate year from 1st to 4th year.

Deadline: October 2017 – TBC

Amount: £2,500 

Scottish Rugby Union MSc by Research Studentship

Research studentship that requires students who will promote and develop rugby to further the student learning experience both in and outside the curriculum. Post is part time and on a fixed term basis for two years commencing 1st Sept 2017 to 21st May 2019.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Students who are applying for a Postgraduate degree in SHS.

Deadline: 17th April 2017

Amount: GRADE 4 salary

Sir Robert McAlpine

2 year scholarship including paid summer work placement prior to beginning 3rd year and 4th year. Graduate placement on offer subject to availability.

Merit scholarship opened to students embarking a civil engineering degree.

Eligible students: Home, Rest of UK and EU students. Students must have the right to work in the UK.

Year/Course available: 3rd year BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering students. Students entering directly into 3rd year i.e HND college students can apply

Deadline: 28th April 2017 

Amount: £1,700 per year plus paid summer work placements 

For more information on this scholarship, please download the Sir Robert McAlpine Scholarship Guidance Notes 2017, and apply using the Sir Robert McAlpine Scholarship Application Form 2017.

The Lothian Family

4 year scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded to students that demonstrate financial difficulties which may prevent them from taking their place at Abertay.  As well as financial need; other personal or family circumstances that might make it difficult for students to take a place at Abertay, will also be taken into account.

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: Students must be entering 1st year of an Abertay undergraduate degree. Opened to all undergraduate courses.

Deadline: October 2017 – TBC

Amount: £1,250 per year over 4 years. 2 scholarships awarded each year.

The Robert Reid Bursary

1 year bursary of £500. Students who have overcome challenges to attend university will be considered for the bursary. 2 bursaries are available per year.

Eligible students: Home students.

Year/Course available: Opened to all courses.

Deadline: December 2017 – TBC

Amount: £500 

Thorntons Law

1 year scholarship opened to either 3rd or 4th year student studying LLB (Hons) Law degree. Students who have overcome challenging circumstances to attend university, are from a low-income background, and/or have caring responsibilities will benefit from the scholarship. 

Eligible students: All eligible.

Year/Course available: 3rd and 4th year students in LLB (Hons) Law.

Deadline: 11th September 2017

Amount: £1,250 plus career advice from Thorntons whilst receiving the scholarship