Future Leaders Fund

The Future Leaders Fund is supported by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, the bursary offers £5,000 annually (up to 4 years) to a student studying either HNC Civil Engineering or HNC Engineering Systems.


25 August 2023

The bursary for the student will be to the value of £5,000 per year (up to 4 years) paid in two instalments each semester, the maximum award the student will receive is £20,000 if completing the 4 year honours degree.

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

Selection criteria

The bursary will be awarded based on the following three areas:

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


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

Future leaders fund

How to apply

To be accepted for the bursary you will need to have applied to UHI for a place starting in September 2023; 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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