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Power Academy
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Engineering scholarships

Supporting undergraduate students in electrical and power engineering at leading UK universities


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The Power Academy has been established to address the looming skills shortage in power engineering through a combination of financial support and workplace mentoring for students.


A number of scholarships are awarded each year to students at participating universities.


Find out more about the Power Academy.


Find out how to apply.

The Power Academy is partnered with companies across the UK.




View the full list of Employer partners.

The Power Academy is partnered with Universities across the UK.




View the full list of University partners.

The Power Academy Summer Seminar 2017 will be held on 20 and 21 July.

Scholarships offered

There will be up to 62 scholarships offered by the companies listed below for the 2016 - 2017 intake. 

Atkins Power 4 Northern Powergrid  4
BAE Systems 4 Rolls-Royce  4
CCFE 2 RWE Generation 3
Costain 0 SP Energy Networks  5
London Underground 0 Siemens 5
Mitsubishi 2 SSE 0
Mott MacDonald 2 Western Power 13
National Grid 10
Network Rail 4



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