Sparrows Group

Sparrows Group

The Sparrows Group Scholarship is open to second and third year students and offers two students £2,500 per year for each of the remaining years of the course, as well as paid summer placements.
Awarding Body
Sparrows Group
Value
£2,500
Quantity of Awards
Two per academic year

Overview

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.

Eligibility

Eligible Countries of Residence

All Eligible Countries
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Ireland
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA
  • Vietnam
  • Wales
  • Zimbabwe

If you're country is not listed, you may still be eligible for this scholarship.

Other Requirements

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.

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