Open to Students from UK and overseas

four x £2,500 prizes

two x £5,000 prizes

one x £10,000 prize

Leslie H Paddle Scholarship: £5,000

To encourage excellence in engineering and technology research, with a preference for electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

Hudswell International Research Scholarship: £5,000

To encourage excellence in engineering and technology research, with a preference for electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

For PhD or EngD researchers in their third or fourth year of research:

IET Postgraduate Prize: Up to two awards of £2,500

To assist with research work leading to the award of a Doctorate, with a preference towards electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

IET Postgraduate Scholarship for an Outstanding Researcher: £10,000

The prize aims to help researchers to share advancing knowledge throughout the global science, engineering and technology community to enhance people’s lives around the world.

Apply Now for the IET postgraduate research awards

What else do I need to know?

  • You’ll need to have been an IET member for at least one year by the closing date for applications (Student, Member and Fellow categories can apply).
  • You’ll need to have achieved a 2:1 or higher in your first degree and be registered on a PhD or EngD research programme.
  • You can be in any year of your PhD or EngD research programme, but you must have started it by the application deadline.
  • You do not need to be a professionally registered engineer, but you must meet the educational requirements for registration as either a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer.
  • You can apply for an award if you have a student loan, research grant, company bursary or similar, but you can’t be a recipient of any other IET scholarship or grant.
  • On the application form you’ll need to include details of your referee.
  • The panel will consider you for all postgraduate awards where you meet the eligibility requirements.
  • If you’re successful, you’ll only be able to receive one IET Postgraduate Award during your PhD research.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application form at this link.
  • On the application form you will need to include details of your referee. This should be someone who is in a position to comment on your academic ability, e.g. PhD supervisor or employer. The referee will be invited to submit a reference online by the deadline.

When is the deadline?

  • Thursday 2 April 2020
  • Interview date, if short-listed 4 June 2020

Funding Information

Funding applies to:

Open to Students from UK and overseas

Application Deadline:

2 April 2020

Please see our website for how to apply:
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