Apply for “Carnegie Trust – Undergraduate Fee Grants for International Students at University of Aberdeen, UK 2024/2025”
The University of Aberdeen is thrilled to announce the Carnegie Trust – Undergraduate Fee Grants in the UK. The funding grant is open to all international students from low-income backgrounds with financial hardship and does not have the financial resources to attend university.
Awarded by Carnegie Trust, the undergraduate tuition fee grants are designed to help students to attend university or college education in Scotland. The grant value of up to £1,820 covers the cost of tuition fees in the academic year 2024/25 at the Aberdeen campus.
The Carnegie Trust has a purpose to improve and extend opportunities for both study and research in the universities and institutions of higher education in Scotland. It is a small independent foundation, providing grants to undergraduates, postgraduates and academic researchers at the following institutions of higher education and research: Scottish Universities, Glasgow School of Art, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Why at the University of Aberdeen? Aberdeen is a great place to study – it’s worth every penny! It is a very peaceful and friendly environment with a range of diverse cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK and is ranked in the World’s Top 160* Universities for overall student satisfaction. Its great reputation for world-leading research attracts outstanding students and academics from across the globe.
Carnegie Trust – Undergraduate Fee Grants for International Students at University of Aberdeen, UK 2024/2025
Application Deadline: December
- University or Organization: Carnegie Trust and University of Aberdeen
- Department: Aberdeen campus
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Award: Up to £1,820 for the cost of tuition fees
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Varies
- Nationality: A low-income background
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from low-income countries.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The funding grant will be awarded for an undergraduate study course at the University of Aberdeen.
- Admissible Criteria: The scheme supports students enrolled in an undergraduate degree programme who are not eligible for government funding for their tuition fees.
To be considered for this grant you must:
- Reside in Scotland at the time of applying and have completed at least two full years of secondary education in Scotland, or be able to demonstrate (to the Trustees’ satisfaction) a substantial and recent connection to Scotland on the basis of residency, education (excluding university level education) or upbringing;
- Have limited leave to remain under a visa that is valid for the entire duration of the course, or be an asylum seeker;
- Not be eligible for public funds (e.g. grants or loans) towards the cost of tuition fees, whether in Scotland, the UK or overseas;
- Live in a low-income household;
- Not have already graduated with a university degree
- Have an unconditional offer for, or be a continuing student on, a full-time, part-time or distance learning undergraduate degree course in the academic year 2024/25 at the Aberdeen campus.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Before applying for an undergraduate grant, applicants must take admitted into the university. Applications for full-time undergraduate degree programmes at Aberdeen are made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
- Admission deadline: All applications submitted to us by 6 pm (UK time) on the last Wednesday in January.
- Supporting Documents: The documents should be uploaded with your application form. Letter of acceptance for your university course,
- Admission Requirements: Browse country-specific information including entry requirements, in-country visits, and contact details. Requirements vary from one program to another program, so check your preferred undergraduate degree course and meet the entry requirements for admission.
- Language Requirement: All students need appropriate English language skills for admission to Check out English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional English Courses here.
The Carnegie Trust is awarding up to £1820 for the cost of tuition fees for undergraduates, educated in Scotland and from a low-income background.