Our Scholarships

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With a wide range of scholarships available to students, each award varies according to the benefactor’s wishes. Some offer a financial reward, whilst others pay for expenses towards work experience* in prestigious locations within the student’s chosen field. Other awards provide support to students through mentoring.

*Due to COVID-19 we may not be able to offer work experience with the scholarship awards this year.  This may well change throughout the year and vary from one organization to another

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Heartland Community Wind

Heartland Community Wind

Value £1000 (5 scholarships available)
Available to students with a PH15 postcode

Heartland Community Wind own and run two medium-sized wind turbines in the heartland of Scotland, near Aberfeldy. The turbines are 100% owned by our members – both locals and members from further afield.

We generate green energy and have established this scholarship fund to help 6 local Perth College UHI students from the Kenmore and Aberfeldy area with the costs of further and higher education.

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GS Brown Construction Scholarship

GS Brown Construction Scholarship

Value £1000
Available to students in HNC Construction, HND Administration or HND Accounting

GS Brown Construction is a family-owned business originally established in 1970. As well as various developments throughout Scotland, they provide one-off building services for clients on their own land.

They also have a small contracts division which is expanding rapidly, with high demand for conversions and extensions.
This scholarship also includes up to 80 hours work experience with GS Brown.

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The McLeod and Meldrum Scholarship

The McLeod and Meldrum Scholarship

Value £1000
Available to students in NC Building Environment

Meldrum is a long-established company with the Head Office and workshops based in Inveralmond, Perth.
They offer an “all trades” service for projects ranging from small repair work to delivering extensions, alterations and refurbishments in both the domestic
and commercial sectors.

The successful student from NC Building Environment will have the opportunity for work experience for one day a month throughout the academic year with Meldrum, gaining valuable knowledge in their chosen field of study.

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The Norman Fraser Design Trust Scholarship

The Norman Fraser Design Trust Scholarship

Value £1000 (up to 3 scholarships available)
Available to students studying any Degree-level Engineering course.

The Norman Fraser Design Trust was established in 1968 initially to assist with seed corn funding for specific engineering projects. The purposes of the
Trust have since been expanded to include the provision of scholarships for students studying an engineering-related course within Tayside.

The scholarship is available for a student undertaking an engineering-related degree and is designed to alleviate financial hardship. Open to all students studying a full-time engineering course at Perth College UHI.

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The Michael Cadman Memorial Scholarship

The Michael Cadman Memorial Scholarship

Value £500
Available to students studying Sound Engineering

The Michael Cadman Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of a former student. The award of £500 is available to those on our sound engineering courses.

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The Sodexo Scholarship

The Sodexo Scholarship

Value £250
Available to students in Professional Cookery

Sodexo’s goal is to improve the quality of life for customers, helping clients deliver the best possible experience.

Thanks to an innovative partnership between Perth College UHI and Sodexo, our students benefit from real work experience in our Food Court, a busy restaurant on campus. In addition, we have £250 to award to an enthusiastic student who is passionate about their subject.

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Nae Limits Scholarship

Nae Limits Scholarship

Value £900 (in training)
Available to students in Outdoor Activities and Leadership.

Based in Perthshire, Nae Limits is one of Scotland’s leading adventure and outdoor activity centre.

The decision to award the scholarship is based on student performance during the course. Successful students will be put through Swift Water Rescue Technicians and White Water Raft Guide courses. Nae Limits Awards will be made at the end of March.

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Crieff Hydro Hotel Beauty Scholarship

Crieff Hydro Hotel Beauty Scholarship

Value £500
Available to students in HNC and HND Beauty Therapy

We’re told by our therapists that we’re a fun and sociable place to be and work as a real team but that doesn’t mean sharing treatment rooms. Our therapists are allocated a room at the start of the day with no chopping and changing so they’re able to focus on the client and not logistics. And we don’t expect them to handle cash or take computer bookings either so they can concentrate on the customer and the treatment.
 
Here’s what a typical days looks like:

  • Come into work and pick up freshly laundered towels
  • Collect schedule for the day and prepare your room and yourself mentally and physically.
  • Treatments (anything from massage to hen party nails to bridal make-up)
  • Lunch in our team canteen to make sure our therapists have down time
  • Treatments
  • Half hour cleaning time at the end of the day.
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The St Johnstone FC Scholarship - Marketing

The St Johnstone FC Scholarship - Marketing

Value £1000
Available to students in Business with Marketing

This scholarship is for students on the HNC Business with Marketing course. St Johnstone FC is a Premier League football team which plays its home games nearby at McDiarmid Park.

The successful student will be expected to have a strong interest in marketing and will have the opportunity to spend one day a month work experience at St Johnstone FC, gaining valuable experience in a busy marketing department.

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The HIT (Hospitality Industry Trust) Scotland Scholarship

The HIT (Hospitality Industry Trust) Scotland Scholarship

Value £1000 (in expenses)

The scholarship is open to any hospitality and tourism student and will give the winner the chance to gain exceptional work experience in one of HIT’s major European learning destinations, or a specific craft scholarship, depending on the aptitude of the winner.

The experience will be tailored to suit the programme and ambitions of the successful candidate. Students are not given a financial award but HIT will organise and pay for travel and accommodation during the work experience period.

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The Thorntons Law Scholarship

The Thorntons Law Scholarship

Value £1000
Available to students in Administration and IT or BA in Business Management

Thorntons is a leading Scottish firm that delivers expert advice across all areas of the law to our clients. We exist to deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients and have an unwavering commitment to do what’s right.

Our wide network of offices means we are accessible to our clients in a location that is convenient to them. As well as Perth, we have offices in Edinburgh, Dundee, Fife and Angus.

Our advice covers all aspects of personal and business law from buying and selling property, Wills and Powers of Attorney to family law and court matters. We also provide specialist advice to a wide range of businesses in the private and public sector.

Students studying Administration and Information Technology or BA in Business Management are invited to apply for this award. The successful student will have the opportunity to work up to 80 hours at the Thornton’s office to gain valuable work experience.

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Helping Hand Scholarship – For Care Experienced Students

Helping Hand Scholarship – For Care Experienced Students

Value £1000 each

A number of scholarships are available for students from a care experienced background. Care experience includes anyone in residential or foster care, kinship care, looked after at home with support from local authority or a care leaver (leaving care / no longer in care but under 26 years of age).
A scholarship is a financial reward which is gifted to the successful candidate to help support them in their studies. This gift is not means tested and there is no requirement to pay this back.

The award is open to all full-time care experienced students across the curriculum. The successful student will be awarded £1000, the benefactor will act as a friend throughout the course, offering encouragement and support.

Kindly donated by Blazon Investments Ltd, Warner Priory Charitable Trust, Heartland Community Wind

If you are eligible please contact Apryll or a member of the support team to guide you through the application process.

Apryll Mackie
apryll.mackie.perth@uhi.ac.uk

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Helping Hand Scholarship

Helping Hand Scholarship

Value £1000
Available to all students

Available to students on any full time course at Perth College UHI who would benefit from additional support. As well as the award of £1000, the successful student will be given an opportunity to meet their benefactor to discuss their progress.

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Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu

Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu

Available to all students

Le Cordon Bleu is the leading global network of culinary arts and hospitality management institutes of more than 120 years, dedicated to providing the highest level of comprehensive training through world-class programmes. Through their international faculty of Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs and industry professionals, Le Cordon Bleu applies its distinctive teaching methodology where students can experience through hands-on learning and traditional French culinary techniques. More information on opportunities with Le Cordon Bleu will be available soon.

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Guildry Incorporation of Perth Scholarship

Guildry Incorporation of Perth Scholarship

Value £900
Available to all students

These bursaries are intended to assist those who would benefit most from monetary assistance. If you are normally resident in Perth or Guildtown or you completed your secondary education at a Perth city school then you may be eligible to apply for a Guildry Incorporation bursary.

The application process opens in April each year. For further information or an application form, call: 01738 623195 or email: guildryperth@btconnect.com

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The Franco-Scottish Scholarship

The Franco-Scottish Scholarship

Value £1000
Available to all students

The Franco-Scottish Society aims to promote and strengthen contacts (educational, cultural and social) between Scotland and France. A late member of the Society, Alexander Gray, left a legacy in the form of a trust fund for young people who are studying French in order to enable them to go to France and pursue their studies in an environment where they would have to speak French. Each year, the Franco-Scottish Society awards £1000 for this purpose. Applicants are invited to submit approximately one page of A4 describing how they would use the money to improve their French.

Additionally, if applicants have any long-term or career plans that involve a knowledge of French, they would be worth mentioning. After completing their séjour in France, the student is asked to give a short presentation, in French, detailing their experience.

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The A S Wealth Management Scholarship

The A S Wealth Management Scholarship

Value £250
Available to students studying HN Business or Accounting

A S Wealth Management is a Perth based company who provide wealth management solutions to individuals, business owners and corporate executives. Their focus is on building long term relationships, helping clients build and preserve their capital and also protecting them against risk. To support them as representative, St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group has over one hundred in-house experts covering all aspects of wealth management; including investment planning, tax advice, retirement planning, inheritance tax/estate planning and protection.

The Partner Practice is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website www.sjp.co.uk/products. The title ‘Partner Practice’ is the marketing term used to describe St. James’s Place representatives.

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