Future Leaders Fund

The Future Leaders Fund is supported by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall to offer two bursaries for students studying either of the following courses HNC Civil Engineering, HNC Electrical Engineering and HNC Engineering Systems.


Closed for 2022 applications

The bursary per student will be to the value of £5,000 each, with two instalments of £2,500 paid equally over the two semesters.

The bursary is focussed on retaining high achieving and talented students in the region.

Selection criteria

Bursaries will be awarded based on three areas:

  • Personal Statement
  • Academic success and career potential
  • Financial situation


  • You must be a student undertaking either HNC Civil Engineering, HNC Electrical Engineering or HNC Engineering Systems
  • You must be domiciled in Scotland
  • Your tuition fees are being paid by SAAS

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How to apply

To be accepted for the bursary you will need to have applied to UHI for a place starting in September 2022; to be awarded the bursary you must receive and then firmly accept an offer, either conditional or unconditional for a place on the course.

To apply, you are required to complete an application form and provide a personal reference that supports your application.


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