Whitworth Senior Scholarship Awards (for Postgraduate Research leading to a PhD or EngD) are offered in competition to:
- outstanding engineers who have recently graduated with an engineering degree.
- who must have pursued a vocational route in an engineering discipline typically for at least 2 years after having left full-time education and before entering a degree-level engineering course.
- who have obtained or will obtain admission to, or have already commenced, a postgraduate research degree programme.
- who are British, Commonwealth or European Union citizens, normally resident in the United Kingdom prior to starting their research course.
ONLY ONE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CAN BE GRANTED TO AN INDIVIDUAL.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has discretion to vary the conditions of eligibility for potential candidates who have been prevented from complying completely with the conditions attached to the award due to serious illness or other sufficient cause.
Closing date for applications is 30th June each year. (extended to 16 July 2018)
The decision of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers on any matter in connection with the selection, or award or withdrawal of the Senior Scholarships and Awards, shall be final.*