Glasgow receives £281,000 for scholarships from The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust

The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust has awarded £281,000 to the University of Glasgow to fund scholarships for postgraduate Masters students in the College of Science & Engineering.

This donation will fund either six international students or up to 17 UK/EU students each year for three years beginning in the academic year 2012/13.

The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust (The LRET) scholarships will be available to students taking postgraduate programmes in automotive engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, geoinformation technology and cartography, science for international development and environmental statistics.

Professor John Chapman, Head of the College of Science & Engineering, said: “We are delighted to receive this scholarship funding from The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust and very appreciative of the support they are providing to students. Scholarships, such as these, can make a huge difference for students.”

Michael Franklin, Director of The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust, said: “By entering into this scholarship scheme with the University of Glasgow The LRET hopes that it will attract the highest achieving students to pursue masters courses in science and engineering, which will ultimately benefit all of us”

The Lloyd's Register Educational Trust (The LRET) is an independent charity working to achieve advances in transportation, science, engineering and technology education, training and research worldwide for the benefit of all.

All applicants to these postgraduate programmes who meet the eligibility criteria will be considered for The LRET scholarships.

For more information contact Stuart Forsyth in the University of Glasgow Media Relations Office on 0141 330 4831 or email

Further information
Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust


First published: 22 February 2012