Marine Institute research

2024 Scholarships

Two scholarships of 拢1,000 each are available to students who are offered a place on one of our marine-related postgraduate masters level courses starting in September 2024.
It is a precondition of the award that successful applicants will conduct a marine-themed dissertation as part of their studies.
To be eligible you must:
  1. be in the final year of study on an undergraduate course at the University of Plymouth; and
  2. at the time of submitting your Scholarship application, have already applied for a marine-related postgraduate masters level course at the University of Plymouth commencing in September 2024 (see list of suggested courses below).
Applicants will be judged primarily on the basis of their undergraduate academic performance, but shortlisting will also consider a personal statement indicating why you wish to take the postgraduate course you have selected and how this choice fits with your longer-term career or personal objectives.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted to marineinstitute@plymouth.ac.uk no later than 12:00 noon on Friday 31 May 2024.
Please include:
  • your full name;
  • student number;
  • current undergraduate course of study;
  • chosen masters level course;
  • personal statement 鈥 please indicate in no more than 300 words why you wish to take the postgraduate course you have selected and how this choice fits in to your longer-term career or personal objectives.

Previous Scholarship winners

2023

  • Storm McClements
  • Constance Little
  • Cerys Rimmer

2022

  • Caroline Millan
  • Janine Douglas
  • Maizie Edwards

2021

  • Jennifer Hickman听
  • Miriam Daughtery听

2020

  • Cecily Eaton
  • Erin Browne

Ashfords Final Year Project Prize

If you are interested in the Ashfords Scholarship, you may also be interested in applying for the Marine Institute Final Year Project Prize 鈥 first prize 拢300, second prize 拢150.
The prize is open to current undergraduate students whose final year research project relates to the marine sector.
Marine

Marine-themed courses at the University of Plymouth