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IET Postgraduate Research Awards

Awards for postgraduate research students who are IET members. Open to students from outside of the UK.

 

What’s on offer?

Seven awards are available:

  • four x £2,500 prizes
  • two x £5,000 prizes
  • one x £10,000 prize

 

All of our prizes recognise excellence and are awarded on a competitive basis. We interview shortlisted candidates, and once we’ve chosen the winners, present them with their prizes at our prestigious Achievement Awards ceremony.

 

IET Postgraduate Prize: up to four awards of £2,500

To assist with research leading to a Doctorate, with a preference towards 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.

 

Leslie H. Paddle Scholarship: £5,000

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

 

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

To help researchers share their knowledge throughout the global science, engineering and technology community, with the aim of improving people’s lives around the world.

   

What else do I need to know?

  • You'll need to have been an IET member for at least one year by the closing date for applications (Student, Member and Fellow categories can apply).

  • You'll need to have achieved a 2:1 or higher in your first degree and be registered on a PhD or EngD research programme.

  • You can be in any year of your PhD or EngD research programme, but you must have started it by the application deadline.

  • You do not need to be a professionally registered engineer, but you must meet the educational requirements for registration as either a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer.

  • You can apply for an award if you have a student loan, research grant, company bursary or similar, but you can't be a recipient of any other IET scholarship or grant.

  • On the application form you'll need to include details of your referee.

  • The panel will consider you for all postgraduate awards where you meet the eligibility requirements

  • If you're successful, you'll only be able to receive one IET Postgraduate Award during your PhD research.

   

When's the deadline?

    • Thursday, 2 April 2020
    • Interview date, if shortlisted: Thursday, 4 June 2020     

     

    Payments

    If you're successful, you'll receive a one-off payment of between £2,500 and £10,000.

     

    Apply now

     
      

    2020 Key dates

    Deadline for entry:
    Thursday, 2 April 2020

    Interview date, if short-listed:
    Thursday, 4 June 2020


    Related links

    2019 Postgraduate winners

     

    See also

    IET Student Prizes

    Alternative Sources of Financial Assistance (PDF)