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The first year undergraduate scholarship is open to those registered on the first year of their Engineering Council accredited degree and making excellent progress, to the standard of 2:1 or above.


How much is the scholarship worth?

If successful, students will receive up to £3,000 per year for full time study, (this will be pro-rata for part time study) on a undergraduate degree-level course (excluding industrial years).

The scholarship is renewable annually, subject to satisfactory progress being made.

Am I eligible?

  • Current IGEM Undergraduate Scholarship holders are not eligible to apply
  • Applicants must be a member of IGEM at the time of applying for a scholarship
  • IGEM employees are not eligible to apply


What will I need to do?

You will need to fill in and send us your application form along with the relevant references and supporting information required.

Applications will be reviewed by our Scholarship Panel who will then notify applicants if they have been successful or not, in August each year.

Interviews for successful applicants will be scheduled for July, where applicants will be required to discuss their application further with the Scholarship Panel.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible after the interview and successful applicants will be sent an offer for their funds soon after.


How can I apply?

All you need to do is download and fill in the application form, along with the supporting reference form below. Send it back to us by 12 April with all supporting documentation. We will then contact you of the outcome.



If you are unable to save or download the forms, please contact us and we will email you a copy.


For more information on our First Year Undergraduate Scholarship, contact us at or +44 (0)1509 678 150.

For details on our scholarships, grants and awards programme, please click here.

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