Hudswell International Research Scholarship (IET)

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 07/04/2022 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

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

The aim of the award is 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.

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

Application details are available on the Institution of Engineering and Technology website.