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Awarding BodySparrows Group
Quantity of AwardsTwo per academic year
Sparrows Group are the world’s leading crane engineering contractor to the offshore oil and gas industries.
Sparrows Group has long established a renowned reputation as the leading global provider of oilfield engineering services; specialising in offshore lifting, crane engineering and services, mechanical handling, pipe and cable lay-systems, fluid power engineering, equipment rentals and competence training.
Upon graduation, Sparrows offers the option of attending a job interview and it is anticipated that successful completion of the scholarship and the award of a good degree would lead to an offer of employment.
Additional features of the Sparrows Group Scholarship:
- Salary paid during placement.
- Opportunity to receive mentoring from Sparrows staff.
- Skill & Competency Development.
- Provision of an industrial-focused project.
- Invitations for scholars to relevant events.
Eligible Countries of Residence
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- Northern Ireland
- Republic of Ireland
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
- United Arab Emirates
If your country is not listed, you may still be eligible for this scholarship.
Mode of Attendance
- On Campus
Mode of Study
- Full Time
School of Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Offshore Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
- MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering
- MEng Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
- MEng Mechanical and Offshore Engineering
- MEng Mechanical Engineering
Applicants must be in second or third year, full-time study at Robert Gordon University on one of the selected courses.
In making the decision, the selection panel will take into account the applicant’s educational background and achievements, other relevant information given in their application form.
How to Apply
The selection process begins with students completing an online application form which will be considered by a panel consisting of representatives from the University and Sparrows Group.
In making the decision, the selection panel will take into account the applicant’s educational background and achievements, other relevant information given in their application form. Short listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview at Sparrows and the award winners will be selected from amongst this group of students.
Renewal of the award after each year is dependant on continued good academic performance, and is subject to terms and conditions as specified by Sparrows
Sparrows Scholars must attain satisfactory academic and non-academic semester and summer placement reports. Failure to do so could result in termination of the scholarship.
This scholarship has now closed for 2019 entry. Updates on our scholarships for 2020 entry will be available in due course.