Engineering Leaders Scholarships

Providing engineering undergraduates with opportunities to develop the skills to become leaders in engineering early in their career through access to £5,000 for career development activities, training and networking events and mentoring.

Award value – £5,000

Deadline Monday 14 January 2019

Contact - Jacqueline Clay

Sir Ralph Robins Scholarships

Providing engineering undergraduates with opportunities to develop the skills to become leaders in engineering early in their career through access to £5,000 for career development activities, training and networking events and mentoring, with an additional £5,000 to help with tuition fees.

Award value – £10,000

Deadline Monday 14 January 2019

Contact - Jacqueline Clay

Industrial Fellowships

Enables mid-career academics to undertake a collaborative research project in an industrial environment with the aim to strengthen the relationship between universities and industry.

Award Value – up to £50,000 per annum

Deadline – 4 Feb 2019

Contact – Jorge Ospina

 

Currently Open and Other Opportunities

Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Strengthens the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics in UK universities to undertake use-inspired research that meets the needs of the industrial partners.

Award Value – up to £225,000

Deadline – Tuesday 5 March 2019

Contact – Lucy Wheeler

Chairs in Emerging Technologies

These awards aim to identify global research visionaries who will lead major research, translation and innovation programmes around key emerging technologies, to facilitate technology commercialisation and the creation of significant UK economic and social benefit.

Award Value - £2,780,000

Deadline – Tuesday 12 March 2019

Contact – Keir Bonnar

Frontiers of Development

Expressions of interest are now open for the next Frontiers of Development symposium which will focus on the First 2000 Days of Life. Participants will have the opportunity to apply for seed funding to take forward ideas inspired by the event.

Expression of interest form can be found here.

Award value – Up to £20,000

Symposium dates – 11-13 March 2019

Location – Wellcome Genome Campus, outside Cambridge

Contact – Catriona MacArthur

Leaders in Innovation Fellowship

We require Academy Fellows to review applications for this award which promotes technology entrepreneurship in emerging economies. Applications are reviewed against a set of criteria including technical credibility, social and economic benefit, and capacity for entrepreneurship.

Award value – Non-monetary

Deadline Various in-country deadlines

Contact – Hannah Brown

Opening Soon

Visiting Professors

This scheme supports the appointment of senior industrial engineers as Visiting Professors in Engineering (and related) Academic Units at UK universities. This initiative aims to utilise the experience of the Visiting Professor to enhance student learning as well as the employability and skills of UK engineering graduates whilst strengthening external partnerships with industry.

Award Value – up to £10,000 per year for 3 years totalling no more than £30,000

Opening -  Friday 15 February 2019

Deadline – Friday 5 April 2019

Contact – Stylli Charalampous