The School of Computing and Digital Media, Robert Gordons University, Aberdeen, UK, offers a number of merit scholarships to outstanding students who wish to study an MSc course at the School either in January 2015, September 2015 or in January 2016.

Worth of Award

  • Part-fee: £1,000-£2,000 per award.
  • All scholarships are awarded in the form of a discount on fees paid.
  • Scholarships will not be awarded to candidates whose fees are paid by a funding body (i.e. already have another scholarship to pay their fees).
  • Scholarship recipients may be asked to act as ambassadors for the course.


  • You may be an international student or you may be a UK / EU student wishing to study on a full-cost course (a course with a fee of at least £7000 for home/EU students).

Eligible Courses

  • Information Engineering PgCert/PgDip/MSc
  • Software Technology with Network Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc
  • IT for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Information and Network Security MSc/PgD/PgCert

How to Apply

  • All applications are to be subm,itted online, see link below
  • Your application must contain a short supporting statement, which should address the following points:
  • Why you are applying for the scholarship.
  • How you will benefit from the opportunities that being given the award will provide;
  • How you would contribute to the University community during your studies here.
  • You may refer to activities, achievements and personal qualities which are particularly relevant to your application.

You should also include:

  • A scanned transcript of your highest academic qualification
  • A scanned copy of your IELTS/TOEFL certificate or other English language qualification
  • A scanned copy of your University offer letter (or email of you have not received your letter).
  • Note that in order to be considered for a scholarship, you must already hold an offer of a place to study on an eligible course at the School commencing session 2014-15 or 2015-16.
  • You must therefore ensure that your application for a place is submitted well in advance.

Deadline: Application closes in stages

Round one: Application closes on December 5, 2014.

Round two: Application closes on July 31, 2015.

Round three: Application closes on December 4, 2015.

Click here to apply

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