Awards, prizes and scholarships within engineering and technology
Other IET Awards
Postgraduate scholarships and prizes
If you achieved a 2:1 or higher in your first degree and are an IET member (or are interested in becoming a member) then why not apply for an IET Postgraduate scholarship worth up to £10,000? The deadline for applications for 2013 scholarships has now passed, details of deadlines for 2014 scholarships will be available shortly.
IET Postgraduate Scholarship for an outstanding researcher
One award of £10,000
To assist IET members working towards a doctorate for research in engineering or technology at an internationally recognised university with a high reputation for research.
Leslie H Paddle Scholarship
One award of £ 5,000
Intended for IET members carrying out doctoral research, which will further the art, science or practice of electronic engineering or radio engineering at a university within the UK.
Hudswell International Research Scholarship
One award of £5,000
To assist IET members with advanced research work leading to the award of a doctorate at an internationally recognised university or research establishment with a high reputation for research in the field of electrical, electronic, manufacturing or information engineering.
The research programme must be undertaken outside the applicant’s home country. Applicants must be in the first or second year of the research programme.
IET Postgraduate Scholarship
Two awards of £2,500
To assist IET members in undertaking postgraduate research in the UK.
|Sean Maguire received the Leslie H Paddle Scholarship of £5,000. Sean started his Research at the University of Cambridge in October 2011 and is expected to complete this work in December 2014. His Thesis Title is “Fusion of Sensor Data for Novel Applications in Attitude Estimation and Performance Measurement in Manned and Unmanned Aircraft”.|
|Christopher Spargo was awarded an IET Postgraduate Scholarship of £2,500. He started his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Newcastle University in October 2011 and is expected to complete this work in October 2014. His Thesis Title is “Reluctance Machines for Traction Applications”.|
Jeannette Heiligers was awarded an IET Postgraduate Scholarship of £2,500. She started her PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in October 2009 and is in the final stages of completing her research.
Her Thesis Title is “Non-Keplerian orbits using hybrid propulsion for Earth applications."
Other scholarships supported by the IET
If you have submitted your dissertation in the general area of control and automation you could apply for the Control and Automation Dissertation Prize. The winner will receive a certificate and a financial award of £500.
2013 key dates
The deadline for applications for 2013 scholarships has passed. The online application form for 2014 scholarships will be available here shortly.
21 May 2013 in London
The IET Achievement Awards Ceremony:
20 November 2013, 13:00 (GMT)