Bespoke scholarships and prizes
Scholarships can open up the world of higher education to new generations of students of all backgrounds and personal circumstances.
Through our named scholarship programme you can make a real difference to the lives of students at the University of the Highlands and Islands. Scholarships can inspire and reward high-performers, serve as an incentive for those who show promise, or enable access to opportunities for those who are held back by financial constraints.
Scholarships can range from £500 to £5,000 per student and can be provided for any specified period of time.
If you would like to know more about our scholarship programme or to discuss the wide range of possibilities, please contact us.
Benefits to the student:
- Reduced financial pressure
- Links with an employer who can help shape their future
- Potential work experience and professional mentoring
- Builds confidence
Benefits to companies:
- Associated marketing and profile
- An opportunity to recruit graduates to meet business needs
- Engagement with students and the wider community
- A demonstration of corporate social responsibility
Highland Society of London Prize
£750 is awarded annually to the student with the undergraduate dissertation of the year in the Humanities and Gaelic subject network, on a Highlands and Islands theme.
HRI Munro Architecture Prize
This annual prize of £500 is presented to the highest achieving BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology student at UHI and includes an offer of a work placement at HRI Munro Architecture.
John Preston Music Awards
Funded through the Liam Colgan Music Fund (LCMF) on behalf of John Preston's widow Roz, who has set up a memorial fund in his memory.
The Liam Colgan Awards
Established in memory of Liam Colgan, to provide an opportunity for students to develop and enhance their songwriting and performing skills.
The Peter May Fiction Prize
An annual prize of £1,000 for creative writing, donated by internationally bestselling crime writer and Scottish author, Peter May.
Prickly Thistle Rebel Fund
The Rebel Fund is donated by Prickly Thistle owner Clare Campbell to enable students at the university to ‘disrupt thinking’ in the creative industries.
Prize for Engineering Excellence
Donated by Willie Printie, the Prize for Engineering Excellence is awarded annually in recognition of academic excellence in engineering at degree level.
Sidney Black Memorial Engineering Award
A £500 annual award to inspire female engineers to achieve their full potential. Donated in memory of Sidney Black who was driven by his passion for engineering.