Full Award for Postgraduate Study in Environment-Related Discipline at the University of Aberdeen, UK (2015-2016) [*Scholarship application is now closed.]

The Chevening Aberdeen Scott Scholarship is open for applications for 2015-2016 on environmental-related taught Master's courses at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. It is a full award covering tuition fees, flights to and from the UK and a contribution towards living costs.

For the application requirements and submission information, please refer to the information below or click here for details.

Eligibility of the Applicants:

1. Permanent residents of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and intend to return to Hong Kong for a minimum of 2 years after your Chevening Award has finished.
2. Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an upper-second class (2:1) honours degree in the UK before applying.
3. Have completed at least two years' work experience before applying. This can include voluntary work and paid or unpaid internships.
4. Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 15 July 2015.
5. Must have applied to three different eligible UK university courses, including a one-year Master's degree course at the University of Aberdeen.
6. Must enter the course in the University of Aberdeen as his/her first choice when completing the online application form.
7. Not hold British citizenship or dual British citizenship, unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong.
8. Not have previously studied in the UK under a UK government-funded scholarship.
9. Not be an employee, relative of employee, or former employee (since July 2012) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK Trade and Investment, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), the British Council, a partner, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Environmental Courses:
Environmental courses eligible for the Aberdeen Scott Chevening Scholarship include, but are not limited to:

Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology – MSc/MRes
Ecology and Environmental Sustainability – MSc/MRes
Energy and Environmental Law – LLM
Energy Law – LLM
Energy Politics and Law – MSc
Environmental Analytical Chemistry – MSc
Environmental Microbiology– MSc
Environmental Partnership Management – MSc
Environmental Science – MSc
People and the Environment – MSc
Renewable Energy Engineering – MSc
Soil Science – MSc

For general information about the University of Aberdeen and its graduate programme, please visit:

How to apply:
Chevening Aberdeen Scott Scholarship applications can be made only through the Chevening online application system, paper application is not accepted.

More information:
For more information about the application, please visit the Chevening Scholarships webpage.

The closing date for receipt of applications for this scholarship is 15th November 2014 (Sat).

Please forward this message to eligible candidates for their consideration. Feel free to contact Margaret Lo, our Vice-Chairlady (Scholarship Affairs), for questions specific to the Chevening Aberdeen Scott Scholarships.