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UK Electronics Skills Foundation

Renesas Award for Female Students

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1500 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


The UKESF offers scholarships to Electronics undergraduates at their partner universities.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The Renesas Award is an opportunity, for a number of female students, to gain valuable work experience, alongside receiving a bursary and membership of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). The award is for students in their final year of school (Year 13 in England and Wales or S6 in Scotland) who are beginning an undergraduate degree in Electronics, at one of our 28 partner universities, from September.  

The award is a collaboration between the UKESF and Renesas Electronics Europe, who provide high performance power-saving solutions and work with some of the best household and industry names in the world. Their chips are found in an impressive range of everyday products and they operate from 33 locations in 16 countries. The award was previously a partnership with the UKESF and Dialog, who were acquired by Renesas in 2021.

Applicable programmes


A one-off bursary of £1,500.

paid summer work placement (min. 6 weeks) with Renesas at end of first year of study. Placement locations: Swindon – Bourne End – Edinburgh – Harlow.

Paid-for student membership of Women’s Engineering Society (WES) for duration of degree.


  • Be a female student due to start an Electronics, Computer Science, or related engineering course in September
  • Have a firm offer to study at one of UKESF’s partner universities.

Scholarship requirements


Electronics & Embedded Technology


United Kingdom


28 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Important dates for the Award are:

Students apply – June 

Successful candidates are shortlisted, interviewed, and sent a provisional offer – July/August

Students confirm degree offer acceptance at UKESF partner university – August

Bursaries paid – January

Work placements arranged for the following summer (at the end of first year at university)

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