Scholarships in naval engineering, science and technology

£3000 bursaries available for science, engineering and technology students interested in a career in  UK naval defence

UKNEST (UK Naval Engineering, Science and Technology Forum) is offering 3 undergraduate sponsorships, which include:

  • £3000 bursary per year 
  • An industry mentor
  • Access to one of their member organisations in support of your studies (eg projects) 

Bursaries will be offered as follows:

  1. One to a 2nd year student
  2. One to a third year student
  3. One to a final year student 

To qualify you have to be a member of either IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology) or RINA (Royal Institute of Naval Architects) but don’t worry, student memberships are available from as little as £12 and these organisations offer a range of benefits if you are interested in a career in this field, with access to job vacancies and other scholarships.

More information is available on their poster at: UKNEST ScholarshipPosterA4

To apply:

Send an essay of 500 words that sets out your understanding and desire to work with the UK naval engineering, science and technology sector. Include:

  • Your contact information
  • A CV
  • Your IMarEST or RINA membership number
  • Your university, your degree and what year of study you will commence in autumn 2012
  • A reference letter from an academic that confirms that you are on track to successfully complete your studies

Email your application to by 31st August 2012 at the latest.

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