Institution of Mechanical Engineers Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Mechanical Engineering
Nationality
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
External
Deadline for applying
01/08/2017

Award Description

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is offering a number of Postgraduate Research Scholarships for exceptional graduate students from an accredited mechanical engineering degree programme who wish to undertake further research in this discipline, in support of a scheme of work leading to the award of a doctorate such as a PhD, EngD or DPhil.

Value of Award

  • Full-time up to £6,500p.a. 
  • Part-time pro rata.

The normal tenure will be three years full-time. If other periods are approved the total award will be sub-divided appropriately.

Annual renewal after the first year is conditional on satisfactory progress being made.

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarships are open to students who:

  • Are normally resident in the United Kingdom, who will commence their postgraduate degree in the next academic session.
  • have chosen a research programme at a university.
  • should be expecting or have already gained a first class or 2:1 honours degree accredited by the Institution.
  • should be an Affiliate or Associate member at the time of applying for a scholarship (if selected to receive a scholarship, will be required to  become an Associate member). 

How to Apply

For applications forms and information please check the Institution of Mechanical Engineers website.

Contact

Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
dr@contacts.bham.ac.uk
0121 414 5005

Website
http://www.imeche.org/careers-education/scholarships-and-awards/postgraduate-research-scholarships