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STUDENT GRANTS

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Grants are provided towards living costs, travel, accommodation, course materials, software, books etc. Grant support towards industrial placement costs will not be considered, and we cannot give grants to pay tuition fees.

We also award grants if you have disability related costs, additional disability needs or ongoing health related needs.

Applications close on 12 April but applicants must have commenced their course before they apply to us.

 

How much is the grant worth?

If you're in financial need and are on an Engineering Council accredited undergraduate degree, you can apply for a grant of up to £1,500. Grants are awarded per academic year.

 

Am I eligible?

  • Applicants must be an IGEM member at the time of applying
  • Applicants must have commenced their course before they apply
  • 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 any 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.

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 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 student grants contact us at funding@igem.org.uk or +44 (0)1509 678 150.

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

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