IET awards and scholarships

The IET provides over one million pounds in awards, prizes and scholarships each year, to help support, encourage and celebrate engineering excellence.

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IET Engineering Horizons Bursary

A new initiative launched in March 2016, aimed at apprentices and students. This bursary has been set up to help people who have taken a vocational route into engineering and who may require financial assistance. The scheme pays £1,000 a year up to four years dependent on the course.

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Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Approximately 100 scholarships of at least £1,000 per year are available to UK students with A levels, Highers or Advanced Highers starting in their first year of an IET accredited degree course in the UK.

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Undergraduate Grants

Ten IET Grants of £1,000 are available to students who will be commencing the final year of an IET accredited degree course at a UK university in autumn 2016.

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Five scholarships ranging from £2,500 – £10,000 are available to applicants in any year of their PhD or EngD research programme. 

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IET Welsh Scholarship

One scholarship of £3,000 per year is available to students commencing an IET accredited engineering degree at Cardiff University.

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IET Connect support for students

If your circumstance have changed since you started your course we may be able to help you. contact us to find out more.

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