“We are proud to offer highly valuable scholarship opportunities to students from around the globe..."

Robert Gordon University
       Robert Gordon University (RGU), Scotland has said it is offering 1.5 million pounds scholarships to Nigerian students to study in Aberdeen in the North East of Scotland.

        The university made the announcement in a statement to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by its Senior Communication Officer, Ms Anna Duthie, on Thursday in Abuja.

      According to the statement,  the scholarship was part of RGU’s commitment to attract top students from across the world to Scotland in order to provide diverse university community and multicultural learning environment.

It also revealed  that the scholarships were in different categories ranging from 500 to 15,000 pounds.
According to Duthie, the scholarships have variety of forms such as those offering discounts on courses, funding of first year of study and covering of full cost of degrees.

“We are proud to offer highly valuable scholarship opportunities to students from around the globe...", she said.
“Our scholarship opportunities exist to attract the most talented and hard working professionals from around the world to RGU and help to ease the financial implications of studying overseas".
“Scotland welcomes thousands of international students from more than 130 countries each year, we want to build on this by attracting more students to study at RGU".

She equally added that the scholarship would provide 10,000 pounds funding to international students seeking to study Architecture, Computer Science, Engineering, Pharmacy and Life sciences subjects.
According to her, RGU is an associate of Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship Scheme.

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