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University of Kent

UKNEST Science & Engineering Scholarships

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1500 GBP
Grant
United Kingdom
Location
22 Sep 2024
Application deadline

About

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Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

£1,500

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

United Kingdom Naval Engineering Science & Technology (UKNEST) is offering 12 Undergraduate Scholarships to students studying at UK universities & colleges.

The Scholarship is open to students registered on any STEM subject degree and is for one year. Most employers within this sector require UK security clearance for specific positions.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The Scholarship provides:

A Scholarship grant of £1,500 per academic year (£500/term).

Mentoring from a UKNEST Member Organisation.

UKNEST graduate buddy.

The potential for work-placement with a UKNEST Organisation.

Eligibility

  • UKNEST promotes diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from students of all backgrounds and those studying broad engineering, science and technology subjects. Scholarships are for ONE year only.

 

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Engineering & Technology

Locations

United Kingdom

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

22 Sep 2024

To enter the scholarship competition, submit a short essay (500 word max.) to: ‘define and discuss the role, challenges and opportunities for a scientist or engineer working in the Naval Sector against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving digital age’.

You should examine aspects such as  the range of digital technologies both in existence and under development; and the implications for the digital engineer or scientist. In addition to the Royal Navy you should also consider the environments of Naval shipbuilding, maintenance and repair, not only in regard to the shipyards themselves but to the equipment and system suppliers also.

A written academic reference must be provided with your application.

Submit your essay, together with a current CV and academic reference using the form provided on their website.

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