2020 Engineering & Science Scholarships

Applications for the 2020 Engineering & Science Scholarships are now open.

United Kingdom Naval Engineering Science & Technology (UKNEST) is offering 12 Undergraduate Scholarships to students studying at UK universities & colleges.  The Scholarship is open to students registered on any STEM subject degree and is for one year.

Most employers within this sector require UK security clearance for specific projects and positions.

The Scholarship is only available to students studying at UK universities and colleges. 

The Scholarship provides:

  • A Scholarship grant of £1,500 per academic year (£500/term)
  • Mentoring with a UKNEST orgainsation
  • A graduate “buddy” 
  • The potential for work-placements.

Maintaining technological superiority and a competitive edge sit at the forefront of the UK Naval sector; ever more so in a rapidly evolving digital age.

To enter our scholarship competition, submit a short essay (500 word max.) to:  ‘define and discuss the role, challenges and opportunities for a scientist or engineer working in the Naval Sector against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving digital age’.

You should examine aspects such as  the range of digital technologies both in existence and under development; and the implications for the digital engineer or scientist. In addition to the Royal Navy you should also consider the environments of Naval shipbuilding, maintenance and repair, not only in regard to the shipyards themselves but to the equipment and system suppliers also.

A written academic reference must be provided with your application.

Submit your essay, together with a current CV and academic reference using the form provided at:

CLOSING DATE 30 September 2020

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If you have not received a confirmation e-mail within 3 days please notify us immediately via the website Contact  link

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