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MG: Mary George Memorial Prize for Apprentices (£1000)

This prize is awarded to an outstanding female engineering apprentice who has made a contribution within the workplace beyond the realms of her normal duties and demonstrated dynamism in her approach to the solution of engineering problems.

A real team player, she will be seen as an 'all-rounder' who will act as an enthusiastic role model to encourage other young women to enter the profession of engineering through the apprenticeship route.



Minimum engineering qualification


MG On an Apprenticeship, or finished an apprenticeship within last six months of the closing date.(Advanced Apprenticeship in England and Wales, Modern Apprenticeship in Scotland or a Level 3 ApprenticeshipNI in Northern Ireland)






Experience of leadership - Has led a small team or group of individuals to achieve a goal, this can be voluntary work, at university or at work.  
Experience of team working: The applicant must have experience of working with others; this does not have to be in a leadership role.  
Professional commitment: Evidence to show commitment to a medium term project or role.  



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