Leslie H Paddle Scholarship

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
Nationality
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
External
Deadline for applying
Opens 25/09/2017

Award Description

For PhD or EngD researchers in their first or second year of research, to encourage excellence in engineering and technology research, with a preference for electrical, electronic or manufacturing engineering.

Value of Award

One award of £5,000 (tenable for a period of one year)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Postgraduate awards are for members of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and are open to the following categories of IET membership: Student, TMIET, MIET and FIET. Associate and lapsed members are not eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must have been a member of the IET for at least one year by the closing date for applications

  • Applicants do not need to be professionally registered engineers. However, applicants are expected to satisfy the educational requirements for Registration as either a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer.

  • Applicants need to have started their PhD or EngD research programme by the closing date for applications and achieved at least a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their first degree. MSc courses and MRes degrees are not eligible.

  • The scholarship maybe held in addition to a Student Loan, research grant, company bursaries or similar. However, candidates may not be in receipt of any other IET Scholarship or Grant.

  • A reference will need to be sent independently by the referee.

  • Awarded on a competitive basis, applications are assessed by the Scholarships Committee.

  • The Committee will consider applicants for all postgraduate awards for which they meet the eligibility requirements

  • Successful applicants may only receive an IET Postgraduate Scholarship or Prize during their PhD research.

How to Apply

Applications can be made through the IET website.

Contact

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

Website
http://www.theiet.org/postgradawards