£45,000 Rio Tinto University Scholarship 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on December 12, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    China, Mongolia, South Africa
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    If You Have Any Questions, Please Contact Victoria Murphy, Communications And Laison Manager, Department Of Earth Sciences And Engineering, Imperial College London: [email protected] ; +44 (0)20 7495 6445

If you’re interested in studying geophysics abroad, there are a few things you should consider before making your decision. Here are some tips to help you get started:

  1. Research different geophysics programs and universities to find one that fits your needs and interests. Look for programs that offer the courses and research opportunities that you’re interested in, and that have a strong reputation in the field of geophysics.
  2. Consider the location of the program. Geophysics is a field that is heavily tied to the physical environment, so being in a location that offers opportunities for field work and research can be beneficial.
  3. Consider the cost of the program. Studying abroad can be expensive, so make sure you understand the full cost of the program, including tuition, housing, and living expenses. Look for scholarships and other financial aid opportunities that can help offset some of the costs.
  4. Understand the requirements for obtaining a student visa. Each country has its own visa requirements, so make sure you understand what is needed to study in the country you’re interested in.
  5. Be prepared for a different academic and cultural experience. Studying abroad is a great opportunity to learn about new cultures and ways of life, but it can also be challenging. Be prepared to adapt to a new environment and way of doing things.

Overall, studying geophysics abroad can be a rewarding and challenging experience. It’s important to do your research and be prepared for the challenges and opportunities that come with studying in a different country.

in view of that, the Imperial College London offers a fully funded Rio Tinto Scholarship to international undergraduate students who have outstanding academic achievement or potential. Read more about the scholarship below.

Rio Tinto University Scholarship

Imperial College London offers a fully funded Rio Tinto Scholarship to international undergraduate students who have outstanding academic achievement or potential.

The Rio Tinto scholarship will assist four students with their undergraduate studies in geology or geophysics from the School of Earth Sciences and Engineering at Imperial College London.

Imperial College London offers scholarships and provides a scholarship research tool. There are many financial resources that will help you during your studies in all degree programs that lead to a degree.

Level/field of study

The Rio Tinto Scholarship welcomes applications from applicants who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in geology or geophysics at Imperial in 2023.

Host nationality

The Rio Tinto University Scholarship 2023  is offered by Rio Tinto, an Anglo-Australian multinational and one of the world’s largest mining and metals corporations at Imperial College London, UK.

Eligible Nationality

The Imperial College London Undergraduate Scholarships are open to students of Chilean, Chinese, Mongolian, and South African nationality.

Scholarship Worth

The full value of the Rio Tinto Scholarship is £45,000 GBP per year to cover tuition and a supplement.


To qualify for the scholarship, interested applicants must meet the following:

  • Chilean, Chinese, Mongolian, and South African students’ Nationality is granted.
  • Being admitted to or holding a place in Geology or Geophysics at Imperial.

How to apply

The scholarship application is online. Interested applicants should apply using the following link:


  • To apply for full-time study at Imperial Funding for London, you must apply online through the UCAS, Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. To apply to Imperial, you must use the UCAS code I50.
  • The UCAS website contains detailed instructions on the online application process. Please refer to this when writing your application.
  • The UCAS website also offers a series of downloadable and viewable videos that make the application process as clear and smooth as possible.

Deadline for application

Applications are open and will close on May 1, 2023.

For further details, interested applicants should click on the following link:

If you have any questions, please contact Victoria Murphy, Communications and Laison Manager, Department of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College London: [email protected]; +44 (0)20 7495 6445

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