Applications for Masters Scholarships in energy & environment studies closes on Thursday
UK students wishing to apply for scholarships in energy and environment related studies through the ScottishPower Foundation are being reminded to complete their application before the deadline on Thursday (3 April).
The ScottishPower Foundation, in partnership with its Spanish equivalent Fundacion IBERDROLA, is funding 17 post-graduate scholarship grants for the 2014/15 academic year. The scholarships aim to contribute to the education of young professionals with the capabilities required to lead the energy industry into the future.
Ann Loughrey, Trustee and Executive Officer at the ScottishPower Foundation, said: “The ScottishPower Foundation scholarships are an incredible opportunity for students to further develop their industry expertise and academic credentials. I encourage all those considering an application to do so before the Thursday deadline.”
Scholarships for the 2014/15 academic year are available to those who wish to study towards qualifications in energy and environment related studies such as renewable energies, sustainable energy systems, environment and biodiversity, clean coal technologies, emissions management, energy efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicles and smart grids. The grants cover full enrolment costs and provide an additional living allowance of £1,200 per month.
Places are available at five of the UK’s most respected Universities: the University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, University of Strathclyde, and Imperial College London.
More details on all scholarship programmes can be found at: www.fundacioniberdrola.org
For further information please contact Stuart Martin or Kirsty MacLeod at Stripe Communications on 0131 561 8628. You can also email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to editors
ScottishPower Foundation is a registered Scottish charity (SC043862) and a company limited by guarantee (SC445116). Registered Office: 1 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow G2 8SP
With Ignacio Galán as founding trustee and Manuel Marín as chairman, Fundación IBERDROLA focuses its activity on four major areas: training and research, energy sustainability and biodiversity, cooperation and solidarity, and cultural development in the countries where the Group carries out its activity.
In addition, the Foundation carries out other initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life of people in the regions where IBERDROLA operates.
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