Undergraduate student on field work

Support for your studies in Earth Science.
Find out more about the Rio Tinto Scholarship, for citizens of Chile, China, Mongolia or South Africa.

Rio Tinto Scholarship

The Rio Tinto Scholarship will support four students over the course of their undergraduate Geology or Geophysics degree in the Department of Earth Science & Engineering at Imperial College London.

The Rio Tinto Scholarship welcomes applications from those wishing to study Geology or Geophysics undergraduate programmes at Imperial for 2019 intake. Students who are nationals of Chile, China, Mongolia and South Africa are eligible to apply. The total value of the Rio Tinto Scholarship is £45,000 GBP per annum, to cover tuition fees and a stipend.

Apply for 2019 Rio Tinto Scholarship

Applications for the 2019 intake are now open and close on 1 May 2019.
Application is by online form: 
Apply for the Rio Tinto Scholarship.

Further Information

For further details please see the Rio Tinto Scholarship Information Sheet‌. To be offered the scholarship you will be an offer holder of a place on a Geology or Geophysics programme at Imperial, find out how to apply.

If you have any queries, please contact Victoria Murphy, Liaison and Communications Manager, Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London: v.murphy@imperial.ac.uk; +44 (0)20 7495 6445

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Financial Support

Imperial College London offers bursaries and scholarships and provides a scholarships search toolThere is a lot of financial support available to help you while you're studying, across all degree programmes. Find out what support you may be eligible for.