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In 2019, five IET Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes will be 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 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 awards

  • 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 (MSc courses and MRes degrees are not eligible) by the closing date for applications and achieved at least a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their first degree.
  • 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.

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

  • Awarded on a competitive basis, applications are assessed by the Postgraduate Awards Panel.

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

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

   

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online application form at this link.
      

  2. On the application form you will need to include details of your referee.  This should be someone who is in a position to comment on your academic ability, e.g. PhD supervisor or employer. The referee will be invited to submit a reference online by the deadline. 

     

       

2019 Key dates

4 April 2019                   Deadline for entry

6 June 2019                  Interview date, if short-listed

 
  

2019 Key dates

Deadline for entry:
4 April 2019

Interview date, if short-listed:
6 June 2019


Related links

2018 Postgraduate winners

 

See also

IET Student Prizes

Alternative Sources of Financial Assistance (PDF)