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Scholarships for Masters Studies in the UK

ScottishPower will provide scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year for postgraduate studies at universities in the United Kingdom in the following areas of knowledge:

  • Electrical / Mechanical / Civil / Electronic Engineering
  • Sustainable / Energy / Offshore Renewable Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences / Climate Change
  • Computer Science & IT Software Engineering / Cyber Security
  • Real Time Systems / Control Systems / Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Data Analytics / Data Science / Maths / Statistics

ScottishPower has been building relationships with universities in our communities for a number of years. Working together, we aim to support development of future talent while mitigating the projected skills gap within the energy sector. With this programme we reaffirm our established links with the following universities:

University of Edinburgh
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow Caledonian University
Liverpool John Moores
Wrexham Glyndwr University
University of Cambridge

Heriot-Watt University
University of Glasgow
University of Liverpool
Bangor University
University of East Anglia
Imperial College of London


In addition, we will accept applications for scholarships from any UK university providing that the course objectives match our specified knowledge areas.

  • Payment of enrolment costs at the university
  • A monthly payment of £1,200 per month
  • Company mentor
  • Assistance with identifying an industry related project to assist with their academic studies
  • Exciting career prospects

In return for the scholarship, ScottishPower are looking for each scholar to:

  • Promote career opportunities available within the company
  • Act as a STEM ambassador for the industry
  • Introduce future scholarship applicants to the scheme
  • Support any recruitment activities agreed on campus/virtually

Portrait of AshimaShanece Wilson, Renewables Graduate (2021/22 Scholar)

The International Masters Scholar was an incredible opportunity that allowed me to follow my passion for sustainability.

I completed my undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering in Canada, before perusing an MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems in the UK!

The programme provided an industry mentor, which allowed me to make connections within those working in ScottishPower, providing me guidance and encouragement to help foster a career in renewable energy.

This scholarship provided the opportunity for me to focus on my education, as well as for me to get involved in my community through supporting women in STEM.

After I completed my Masters, I was offered a position on the Graduate scheme within ScottishPower Renewables. I'm currently in my rotation in offshore Inter Array Cables where I'm working on the optimization of cable layouts!


viktoriia_kosenko_returners_2021Anna Louise Renfrew, Marketing Graduate (2021/22 Scholar)

In November 2022, I graduated from the University of Strathclyde with an MSc in International Marketing as part of the ScottishPower Masters Scholarship Programme.

Undertaking my postgraduate degree as a ScottishPower Masters Scholar provided me with the opportunity to become further qualified in my field and advance my skills in strategic international marketing.

During the scholarship programme, I was paired with a company mentor, allowing me to gain access to additional support throughout the duration of my degree and enabling me to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the role of marketers in the energy industry.

After completing the degree programme, I was offered a position on the ScottishPower Graduate Programme, and I currently work in the Domestic Marketing team. I am extremely grateful to have been offered this opportunity to further my education and establish a career in marketing at ScottishPower.

Application period for 2023/2024

Applications are now open.

Closing date for applications is at 2pm on Friday 31st March 2023

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