The UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia currently has up to five full-time Santos Scholarships to award to the most outstanding students to study full-time on the MSc in Energy and Resources: Policy and Practice. These scholarships support the most outstanding students pursuing the MSc. These scholarships are open for students to commence studies from February 2012.
Applications for the February 2012 intake are now being accepted via the online application system with the deadline for receipt of applications being 15 September 2011.
Scholarship Details and Terms

  • The scholarship programme is open to all students (both Australian and international) who have been issued with and accepted an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional) to study full-time on the MSc in Energy and Resources: Policy and Practice programme at UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia
  • The application for the Scholarship must include an essay critically analysing the statement: “The Kyoto Protocol requires liable countries to reduce their production of Greenhouse gases by stipulated percentages over the period 2008 to 2012. But surely such reductions should be based upon consumption not production! Discuss.”
  • Discuss this statement in terms of the cost and availability of alternative large-scale power generation technologies. The essay should be no more than 1000 words (including footnotes, but excluding references) and will be checked for plagiarism using Turnitin ®
  • Applicants who are shortlisted for Santos Scholarships on the basis of their academic qualifications and potential will be ranked according to the quality and originality of their assignment. Their financial circumstances will not be taken into account
  • Applicants who have been successful in securing a scholarship will be informed in the last week of October for commencement in Semester 1 2012
  • The scholarship will be awarded by the UCL Council on the recommendation of a selection panel made up of UCL academics. If there are not sufficient suitable applications, scholarships may not be awarded and may be re-allocated and awarded in the following year
  • The value of each scholarship is the total tuition fees for the two years of the programme, paid directly to UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia. In addition, those studying on a student visa may be awarded a stipend for living expenses of up to AU$25,000 payable in each year of the programme. The scholarship is tenable for two years, subject to continued satisfactory academic progress
  • Where applicable, the scholarship stipend will normally be payable to the recipient in monthly instalments over the two years of the programme and is intended for maintenance purposes. The award letter and payment will be administered by UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia
  • The scholarship may not normally be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards or bursaries and recipients of the scholarship may not undertake additional full-time university studies alongside the programme at UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia
  • Recipients may be required to submit to UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia a letter of gratitude to the donor. The letter should include comment on the impact of the scholarship on the recipient’s education and how the award has benefited them. It should also include details of proposed career plans and any career developments. The donor may request the opportunity to meet the recipient of the scholarship
  • All scholarships and awards are subject to review and to the provisions of UCL’s General Regulations for Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, Prizes and Medals.

Deadline: September 15, 2011.
For more information, and to apply, visit their website by clicking here.