Financial Assistance



Where to get funding to study engineering at undergraduate and post graduate level?

Postgraduate Scholarships
The IET have some postgraduate scholarships worth up to £10,000.  Students must have started their course prior to submitting an application. More info

Aero MSc Bursary Scheme for aerospace engineering. Government scheme co-ordinated by Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Aeronautical Society. Details here.

Institution of Civil Engineers Scholarships for civil engineering undergraduates. Further information here.

Other sources:

  • IET Diamond Jubilee Scholarships - Up to 50 scholarships of at least £1,000 per year are available to students commencing their studies on an IET accredited course in Autumn 2016
  • All Engineering Institutions have grants - most are untapped every year. List of Institutions etc. Engineering Council UK -
  • Daphne Jackson Trust. The Daphne Jackson Trust is an independent charity which offers flexible, part-time, paid fellowships to scientists, engineers and technologists who have taken a career break of two or more years for family, caring or health reasons. More info
  • The Royal Society have a number of bursaries and grants available for engineers including the Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship to support candidates in their early career.  More info
  • The Arkwright Trust awards scholarships to high calibre Year 11 students to support them throughout their studies in Years 12 and 13.
  • Money To Learn - 14-19 year olds.  This is administered by the Government.  The website has lots of useful information.  More info
  • The Engineers Trust This Company works to promote and develop all aspects of the science, art and practice of engineering within a social and charitable ethos which is at the core of the Livery movement. One-off grants are made on behalf of the Charitable Trust Fund by the Worshipful Company of Engineers Charity and Grants Committee. More info
  • Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers
  • The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust The Trust offers an opportunity to increase your knowledge and experience through overseas travel in order to benefit others within your community. Applications are invited from a wide spectrum of interests, such as Science, Engineering & Enterprise.