UK as well as EU students who can’t afford to pursue their master’s degree now have the opportunity to apply for the Ørsted MSc Scholarships at Durham University. The program will begin October 2018 so apply now before this offer ends on July 15th!
Durham University is located in Durham, North East England which has a second campus located in Stockton-on-Tees. It is a collegiate public research university and is currently in the top 100 in 3 of the 4 major global tables and ranked 4th to 6th by recent national leagues tables of the British universities. Ørsted is an offshore wind global leader whose operations in the UK include some renewable technologies such as biogas, batteries and providing green energy to UK businesses.The Ørsted MSc Scholarships at Durham University offers two courses, namely MSc in New and Renewable Energy as well as MSc in Energy and Society. All of them will begin in October 2018. The New and Renewable Energy program is designed to equip the graduates with required skills to meet the growing challenge to achieve environmental and energy sustainability through the application of renewable and new energy. On the other hand, its Energy and Society program which is in association with the Durham Energy Institute is an innovative PhD program that is specifically designed to appeal across the disciplines. The scholarship is up to 6000 pounds for both EU and UK students for each MSc program. There are up to 3 scholarships available right now so it is competitive.
In order to be considered for the scholarship, candidates must fulfil the following criteria:
- Candidates who want to be admitted to the MSc program in New and Renewable Energy must be the equivalent of a UK honors degree to a minimum of an upper second class standard. This qualification is usually appropriate in Engineering or its related subject which includes modules in thermodynamics and/or electrical engineering even though in some cases, the university can consider industrial or other relevant experience should the candidates have a different first degree
- In the event of international students not meeting the requirements for direct entry to this degree, they may be eligible to take a pre-Masters pathway program at the Durham University International Study Centre.
- As for the English language requirements, candidates must check the requirements for their chosen subject as well as level of study.
All interested students are encouraged to submit their application before the deadline for the Ørsted MSc Scholarships at Durham University which is on July 15th, 2018 or else they will be disqualified if they exceed the due date. All candidates must have completed a Durham University MSc application by the deadline as well as have sent a 400 to 500 word supporting statement of why the university should consider them for a scholarship.
Please, forward the application to:
- email@example.com for candidates who apply for MSc New and Renewable Energy course
- firstname.lastname@example.org for candidates who apply for MSc Energy and Society program
Should you encounter any difficulties or have any inquiries regarding the application process, please visit the scholarship website for more information.