Student Bursary 2022-2023 now open – Submit Applications before 30th December deadline

Student Bursary 2022-2023 now open – Submit Applications before 30th December deadline

by david

*** Please note applications are now open***

The SPE Aberdeen Section is pleased to announce the bursaries for 2022 – 2023 academic year; we are offering a combined total of up to £25,000 of bursaries. (Please note if the standard of applications received are not satisfactory the total amount of bursaries offered might be reduced.  )

These bursaries are open to Full-Time Postgraduate students, PhD students and Under-Graduate students studying Energy related courses while attending from the listed 5 Universities under SPE Aberdeen Section.

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Dundee
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • University of Strathclyde

Please note that only current students are eligible for an award – and this does not include those students who have extended their study.

Eligibility criteria –The applicant should demonstrate in their response

  • A Course of study that is directly relevant to the energy industry,
  • A Clear intention/commitment to work in the energy industry,
  • Academic merit,
  • A member of SPE,
  • Active involvement in the SPE.

If you are eligible and wish to apply for a bursary, please download the form in either Word or PDF format from the links below, fill it in on your computer and email the completed form along with the additional questions on the form at the bottom of this page. Please send the form to Diane Wood

If you have any questions with respect to application please email Diane Wood, SPE Aberdeen Section Manager,  

The form asks for some relevant information from you, to help the selection committee to make its judgement.  The committee may also contact your University for further information. Please provide, succinctly, any information which you feel may be useful.  Do not attach any other files to the email.

Applications will be reviewed and recommended by the SPE Aberdeen Section Student Development Committee.  The Board has final approval.


The closing date for applications is 23.59 on 30th December 2022.

A shortlist of candidates will be invited to present their answers to the judging panel in Aberdeen.  In order to accommodate students and interviewers not based in Aberdeen, these presentations may also be requested to be done remotely. The date and time of this presentation will be confirmed later, and in what capacity.

Successful candidates for the bursary awards will be announced in February 2023.

All awardees will be invited to attend the Award ceremony. 

*** Please note applications are now open ***