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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.  Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview in London on 1 June 2016. 


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 2015 winners

  Image of Alan Kennedy   Alan Kennedy was awarded the IET Postgraduate Scholarship for an Outstanding Researcher of £10,000.  Alan is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering based in the Healthcare Sensor Systems Group at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown. His research is focused on wearable electrocardiogram monitoring solutions for early detection of cardiac arrhythmias, in particular atrial fibrillation.
  Image of Chloe Tartan  

Chloe Tartan was awarded the IET Leslie H Paddle Scholarship of £5,000.  After studying Physics at Imperial College and UCL, Chloe undertook an MRes in Photonic Systems Development at the University of Cambridge before embarking on her D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. Chloe’s work focuses on the development of new photonic technology using liquid crystalline systems. 


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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 dates


Postgraduate (if short listed):
1 June 2016 in London


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



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