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IET Diamond Jubilee Scholarships supported by BT


Scholarships offered in 2017  

25 scholarships of £1,000 per year.


Organisation type



Organisation Name

BT plc



BT Group is headquartered in London, with offices across the UK and in over 170 countries worldwide.



BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and across the world,  where we the provide fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services.

In the UK we are a leading communications services provider, selling products and services to consumers, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector.

We also sell wholesale products and services to communications providers in the UK and around the world. Globally, we supply managed networked IT services to multinational corporations, domestic businesses and national and local government organisations.

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. By bringing together the best networks and technology with the expertise of our people, we make connections and create new possibilities. This way business can grow, communities can flourish, and individuals can get more out of life.


Opportunities available

  • Summer placements
  • Industrial placements
  • Graduate scheme
  • Graduate opportunities
  • Work experience


As a Diamond Jubilee Scholar supported by the organisation what are the benefits/opportunities

BT Scholarship funding via the IET Diamond Jubilee scholarship scheme of £1,000 per year for up to 4 years and all the additional benefits provided by the IET

  • Paid internship opportunities exclusively for BT-sponsored Diamond Scholars.
  • Career development mentorship with senior BT managers.
  • Technical mentorship with our world class engineers and researchers, and engagement with BT's Global R&D Labs.
  • Invitations to BT tech talks.
  • Visits to BT technology showcases and events.
  • Visits to BT partner organisations
  • Fast-track entry opportunities to the BT Graduate programme.



2018 Key date

Final Deadline

23 August 2018, 17:00 (BST)



All current applicants will be informed in December 2017


Submit a Diamond Jubilee scholarship application:

Submissions closed for 2017


Related links

About Diamond Jubilee Scholarships


See also

IET Academic Accreditation