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IET Awards - Postgraduate scholarship

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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? Applications are welcomed from students who are part way through their doctorate degrees.  Unfortunately we are unable to accept applications from students who have not yet commenced their postgraduate research or from students undertaking MSc courses. Please note that successful applicants will not be eligible to make a repeat application.

The application process is now closed. 


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.

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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.

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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.

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IET Postgraduate Scholarship

Two awards of £2,500

To assist IET members in undertaking postgraduate research in the UK. 

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See also


Two of the 2016 winners

Image of Sophie Morrison    Sophie Morrison was awarded the IET Postgraduate Scholarship for an outstanding researcher of £10,000. Sophie is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge researching the feasibility of thorium-plutonium mixed oxide fuels in LWRs.
Image of Philex Ming-Yan Fan   

Philex Ming-Yan Fan was awarded the Hudswell Scholarship of £5,000. He is currently pursuing a PhD degree in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Philex’s research focuses on power management and conditioning chip for energy autonomous wearable healthcare-monitoring devices.



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See other IET Prizes for postgraduate students at Other student awards


Submit an IET Postgraduate application

The online application form for 2017 scholarships will be available later this year.


2016 Key date


IET Achievement Awards:
16 November 2016, 13:00 (GMT)



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