Awards, prizes and scholarships within engineering and technology
Other IET Awards
Undergraduate scholarships and grants
The IET offers a range of scholarships of up to £3000 per annum to students about to commence an IET accredited degree programme in the UK.
Starting university in Autumn 2013
You can apply for an IET scholarship worth £1000 per annum if you are a UK resident, plan to commence an IET accredited MEng or BEng degree course in the UK and expect to achieve either:
- 3 ‘A’ grades at A-levels or
- 3 ‘A’ grade Advanced Highers or
- 5 ‘A’ grade Highers
- International Baccalaureate Diploma at 36 points or above
Applicants who achieve the above results will be awarded a Diamond Jubilee scholarship of £1000 per year for the duration of their studies, up to a maximum of £3000 for BEng students and £4000 for MEng students (subject to satisfactory annual tutor reports).
Belling Engineering Scholarship and BP/Faraday Scholarship
A few of the highest achieving applicants will be selected for interview by the Scholarships Committee who will decide the recipients of the Belling Engineering Scholarship and BP/Faraday Scholarship (both worth £3000 per annum for the duration of their studies and subject to satisfactory annual tutor reports).
You can also apply for a scholarship on a competitive basis if you meet the following criteria:
- Expect to obtain a Higher National Diploma (HND) with Distinction in all subjects
- UK resident
- starting an IET accredited course in Autumn 2013
Your application will be assessed by the Scholarships Committee and you may be called for interview. Successful applicants will receive £1,000 for the duration of their course: maximum 3 years for BEng / 4 years for MEng. Please contact email@example.com for further details.
The deadline for applications is 27 June 2013, 17:00 GMT.
Commencing a second, third or final year of university in Autumn 2013
If you will be commencing the second, third or final year of an IET accredited degree course in Autumn 2013 and expect to obtain 60 per cent or more (ie a 2.i or above) in your end of year exams, apply for an IET grant. The deadline for applications is 27 June 2013 at 17:00 BST. To apply for an IET Grant please complete the online application form.
Successful applicants will receive their certificates at a prestigious awards ceremony at The Brewery, London on 20 November 2013. See the 2012 Awards Ceremony.
Other scholarships supported by the IET
The E3 Academy offers sponsorship to students studying (or about to commence) an Electrical Energy Engineering degree programme at the University of Nottingham, the University of Newcastle or the University of Bristol. The scholarship includes a bursary of £2,500 for each year of study and paid summer work placements with one of the partner companies.
The UK Electronics Skills Foundation offers scholarships to students studying BEng and MEng degrees in electronics or electronic engineering at selected UK Universities. Scholarships are open to students in any year of their degree, except the final year.
Successful candidates are matched with sponsoring companies for scholarships that include annual bursaries, paid summer work placements, industrial mentoring, and professional development training at UKESF summer workshops.
2013 key dates
Deadline for Scholarship applications:
27 June 2013, 17:00 (BST)
Interviews (if shortlisted for Belling or BP Scholarship):
19 September in London
The IET Achievement Awards Ceremony:
20 November 2013, 13:00 (GMT)