Somali Energy Industry Scholarship



Somali Energy Industry Scholarship


The School of Geoscience is offering the opportunity to be awarded a Somali Energy Industry Scholarship, a fully-funded place on our world-leading MSc in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience.

What you will receive

    • This exciting scholarship will provide the following:
    • Full payment of tuition fees
    • A 15-month stipend to cover living expenses during your studies
    • All expenses for field trips and other off-campus activity
    • Any costs associated with visa applications
    • Return air fare from your home to the University


This award is available to students who are Somali national or are of Somali origin.
The first thing to do is apply for the programme starting in September 2018. You won’t be eligible for this scholarship until you have your offer of admission from the University, so we recommend applying as early as possible.
You must also:

Agree to comply with all relevant terms and conditions, including accepting a potential offer of employment from the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Somalia. Read the full terms and conditions below.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply for the MSc Integrated Petroleum Geoscience, commencing September 2018, on PGAP

Step 2: Complete the Scholarship Application

Step 3: Ensure you have submitted the following supporting documents to your application on our Postgraduate Applicant Portal:

    • A photocopy/scan of the photo and information page of your passport
    • A statement confirming you have no current affiliation with the Somali Government
    • Two references, which can be academic or professional in nature
    • A copy of your CV/résumé

Step 4: Be available to commence your studies in Aberdeen by 3 September 2018.


31st of March 2018

Application Docs

Terms and Conditions

Complete the application form below before 23:59 GMT on Saturday 31 March 2018.

Application form

Shortlisted candidates will then be asked to attend an interview via Skype during April-May.


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