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The Institution established the Whitworth Senior Scholarship Awards to offer an enhanced level of financial reward for postgraduate research. The awards are to assist engineers who are intending to do research and are planning to embark on postgraduate degree study for a PhD or EngD degree.
The value of the scholarship is up to £7,500 per year, for a maximum period of three years.
The Award may be held concurrently with other forms of financial support (except with any other Whitworth Award).
Am I eligible?
Whitworth Senior Scholarship Awards are offered in competition to:
– outstanding engineers who have recently graduated with an engineering degree.
– students who typically have completed at least a 2 year engineering apprenticeship before entering an engineering degree-level course.
– students who have obtained or will obtain admission to, or have already commenced, a postgraduate research degree programme.
– students who are British, Commonwealth or European Union citizens, who have been resident in the UK for at least – consecutive years prior to undertaking study in the UK at a College of FE/HE or university before commencing their undergraduate engineering degree.
– Also open to existing Whitworth Award Holders and Whitworth Scholars
Please note: only one senior scholarship award can be granted to an individual.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

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