Santos Scholarships in Energy and Resources Management for Australian and International Students

Santos Scholarships for Study at UCL (Australia)

Course Offered: Energy and Resources Mgt
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: UCL School of Energy and Resources
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description
Every year, the UCL School of Energy and Resources in Australia awards the Santos Scholarships to the most outstanding students to study the UCL MSc in Energy and Resources Management.

These scholarships are available for students commencing their studies each February.

Please note that 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.

Every year, the UCL School of Energy and Resources in Australia awards the Santos Scholarships to the most outstanding students to study the UCL MSc in Energy and Resources Management.

The scholarship is open to Australian and international students to study full-time on the MSc in Energy and Resources Management programme.

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential. Financial circumstances are not taken into account.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (i.e. targeted at Australian and international students of all nationalities)

Participating Institutions
School of Energy and Resources, University College London (UCL), Adelaide campus; Australia

Fields of study
Graduate masters level study (MSc) in the field of Energy and Resources Management

Number of awards
Up to five Santos Scholarships will be awarded every year

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship is tenable for two years (full time), subject to continued satisfactory academic progress (achieving a grade average of 60% or better in first year)

Scholarship benefits
The value of each MSc scholarship is the total tuition fees for the two years of the programme (AUD$64,500) paid directly to UCL (Australia).

In addition to the cost of tuition fees, those who are not in full-time employment may be awarded a stipend for living expenses of up to A$25,000 payable in each year of the programme.

Where applicable, the scholarship stipend will normally be payable to the recipient in monthly instalments over the duration of the programme and is intended for maintenance purposes.

The award letter and payment will be administered by UCL.

Method of Application
Applicants who wish to be considered for a Santos Scholarship must apply online. A part of the application process is the submission of an essay of up to 1000 words. Those who meet the criteria for UCL admission will be ranked in their scholarship application on:
  • academic performance; 
  • industry experience; 
  • a 1000 word essay; 
  • a personal statement; 
  • an interview (where candidates will be asked to demonstrate their commitment to the UCL graduate values); and 
  • academic and/or industry references.
Applications are received during the year, however the final deadline for each semester for International Students is 23rd November of the year preceeding admission for Semester 1 starters; AND 15th June of that year for Semester 2 starters.

The actual essay topic will be posted on the UCL Australia website (please see link below). The essay will require students to critically analyse the posted topic for that year.

Applicants who are shortlisted for Santos Scholarships on the basis of their academic qualifications will be ranked according to the quality and originality of their assignment.

Consistently ranked in the world’s top five best universities, UCL established its first overseas campus in Adelaide in 2010. UCL (Australia) now includes the UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia, the UCL International Energy Policy Institute and an office of the UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

University College London (UCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and the oldest and largest constituent college of the federal University of London.

If you have any specific questions about coming to Australia to study, please contact UCL School of Energy and Resources.

Application Deadline: 23 November 2013 / 15 June 2014
Open to International students: Yes

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