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Skills Scotland Scholarship for Working Professionals

Posted: 22nd March 2021

At Heriot-Watt University, we are pioneers in education, committed to building partnerships that not only help people and businesses prepare for the future, but can also help them navigate the current crisis we are facing.

We are delighted to launch a new fully-funded Skills Scotland Scholarship programme, supported by the Scottish Funding Council, for working professionals living in Scotland with 240 places available.

The flexible remote working that many people are currently adapting to can also create opportunities for upskilling. Our Skills Scotland Scholarship offers access to fully funded masters-level courses worth up to £1,400 from a range of specialist Masters programmes in the construction and infrastructure disciplines and a number of business courses from our online MBA programme.

The scholarship has been established in response to the current economic situation and is committed to supporting the upskilling and reskilling of individuals who are in furlough or redundancy situations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the scholarship is open to everyone who resides or has the legal right to work in Scotland, priority will be given to those who fall within the redundancy and furlough categories.

Courses have been selected from Edinburgh Business School’s prestigious online MBA programme which is renowned for its academic rigour and proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects.

Go to our Skills Scotland page to find out more.

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