Applications open today for the seventh year of ScottishPower’s Masters Scholarships, offered across several energy-related disciplines.
Sixteen scholars will be provided with full course fee funding, plus a monthly living cost payment of £1,200. ScottishPower also aims to provide a company member to successful scholars, alongside assistance with establishing any industry-related projects within a student’s academic study.
For the first time, ScottishPower also plans to work with successful scholars to support them into the workplace following their studies.
The scholarships are available across areas of knowledge including electrical/mechanical engineering, renewable energy, environmental sciences, computer science, cybersecurity and big data analytics.
The scholarships will be offered to the relevant Masters degrees at the following universities:
- Imperial College of London
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Strathclyde
- University of Liverpool
- University of Glasgow
- University of East Anglia
- University of Cambridge
Hamish Watson, HR Director at ScottishPower highlights the importance of investing in the future workforce: “There is no doubt that the future of the energy industry lies in the hands of our bright young people and ScottishPower is committed to supporting the advancement of their education. We’re delighted to be offering these scholarships opportunities this year; it presents a huge opportunity for graduates to develop their skills and knowledge, and to demonstrate how they can contribute to our future.”