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Postgraduate Awards

   

In 2018, five IET Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes are available.

 

For  PhD or EngD researchers in their first or second year of research:

Leslie H Paddle Scholarship: £5,000

To encourage excellence in engineering and technology research, with a preference for electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

Hudswell International Research Scholarship: £5,000

To encourage excellence in engineering and technology research, with a preference for electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

      

For PhD or EngD researchers in their third or fourth year of research:

IET Postgraduate Prize: Up to two awards of £2,500

To assist with advanced research work leading to the award of a Doctorate, with a preference towards electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

IET Postgraduate Scholarship for an Outstanding Researcher: £10,000

The prize aims to help researchers to share advancing knowledge throughout the global science, engineering and technology community to enhance people’s lives around the world.

    

Criteria for all postgraduate scholarships

  • Postgraduate awards are for members of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and are open to the following categories of IET membership: Student, TMIET, MIET and FIET. Associate and lapsed members are not eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must have been a member of the IET for at least one year by the closing date for applications

  • Applicants do not need to be professionally registered engineers. However, applicants are expected to satisfy the educational requirements for Registration as either a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer.

  • Applicants need to have started their PhD or EngD research programme by the closing date for applications and achieved at least a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their first degree. MSc courses and MRes degrees are not eligible.

  • The scholarship maybe held in addition to a Student Loan, research grant, company bursaries or similar. However, candidates may not be in receipt of any other IET Scholarship or Grant.

  • A reference will need to be sent independently by the referee.

  • Awarded on a competitive basis, applications are assessed by the Scholarships Committee.

  • The Committee will consider applicants for all postgraduate awards for which they meet the eligibility requirements

  • Successful applicants may only receive on IET Postgraduate Scholarship or Prize during their PhD research.

   

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online application form. The form will be added to this web page in September 2017.
      
  2. Forward a reference form to your referee for completion. Your referee should be someone who is in a position to comment on your academic ability, e.g. PhD supervisor or employer. The reference must be submitted to awards@theiet.org by your referee (not yourself) by the deadline. The form will be added to this web page in September 2017.

  3. Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview in London.

     

2018 Key dates

5 April 2018                     Applications to be completed online and reference received.

7 June 2018                    Interviews will be held at IET Savoy Place, London

November 2018              IET Achievement Awards Ceremony

 

2018 Key dates

Deadline

5 April 2018

Interviews

IET Savoy Place:
7 June 2018

 

Application

Online system will open in September 2017

      

See also

Winners

IET Student Prizes

Alternative Sources of Financial Assistance (PDF)