Many grants and awards are offered with a focus on supporting and recognising the contribution of women in engineering.
Awards and grants
Win £10,000 towards your tuition.
Offer and support a range of awards, bursaries and grants
Give an annual award to highlight the achievements of women in engineering and to encourage others to enter the profession. Find out about previous winners, this year's nominees and other UG and PG IET awards.
UK award scheme recognising success, building skills and demonstrating personal achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) project work.
Awards towards living expenses for women already registered on postgraduate study and research
This award is made to support the promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Previous grant given to Ingenious Women project. Over several months, nineteen female engineers from a variety of backgrounds and domains were given intensive media training and mentoring to equip them to become enthusiastic and articulate ambassadors and role models for engineering. The project covered traditional print media as well as radio, television and new social media outlets such as blogs and Twitter.
A range of prizes and awards for undergraduates studying in Engineering.
The Airbus scholarship aims to support and encourage women in Aerospace engineering and is awarded to first years who successfully complete a written or video application on an Aerospace-related topic.
Scholarships awarded on the strength of each candidate's academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.
Offers three or four year sponsorship to undergraduate students studying Electrical (Energy) Engineering at the Universities of Nottingham, Bristol or Newcastle. This wide and exciting area covers Energy Conversion, Power Electronics, Machines and Generators, Electrical Drives and Control Engineering.
For women who will be in their third year of doctoral studies or part time equivalent at the time when the awards are given out (the autumn of each year). The awards are given on the basis of evidence of academic excellence.
This award runs each year for three years from 2013 with information published in the Spring of each year. An exciting collaboration between Jaguar Land Rover and WISE to offer sponsorship to three female scholars wishing to pursue engineering at University or as an apprentice.
This scheme is for excellent scientists in the UK at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring reponsibilities or health issues. Female candidates are particularly invited to attend.
Returners scheme helping those with a background in science, engineering and technology to return after a career break.