15 Best UK Scholarships in Engineering 

15 Best UK Scholarships in Engineering 

As an engineering student, wishing to study in the UK, it is advisable to source for and obtain Engineering scholarships in the UK to be able to meet up with the financial obligation of enrolling in your chosen discipline.

There are several fully funded, as well as partial scholarships available for engineering students wishing to study in the United Kingdom, and make their dreams a reality.

The following are 15 best UK scholarships in engineering, currently available for international students.

1) Heriot-Watt University Scholarships

Heriot-Watt University is notable for its support of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The University initiated the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Scholarship for girls who want to pursue a career in Engineering and Science.

2)  Imperial College London Electrical & Electronics Engineering


The scholarship is mainly for doctoral (PhD) candidates who are enrolled in a full-time study program at Imperial College London. The scholarship is mainly for doctoral (PhD) candidates who are enrolled in a full-time study program at Imperial College London.

It covers full tuition fee waiver and provides allowances for conferences and travel; hence it is highly competitive.

3) University of Cambridge Engineering Scholarships

The University of Cambridge is popularly known to host several Engineering scholarships for international students, providing successful candidates the opportunity to research, and study in an institution with a world-class reputation having advanced facilities to enhance research.

4)  The Siemens Postgraduate Engineering Award

Siemens, a global industry leader in collaboration with the University of Lincoln, UK sponsors engineering talent in its Postgraduate Engineering Award which provides full tuition fees for the successful candidate to complete a one-year taught master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management, or the one year MSc by Research Engineering. The Siemens Postgraduate Engineering award is one of the most sought-after Engineering Scholarships in the UK.

5)  Institution of Mechanical Engineers Awards and Scholarships

This is the best scholarship for mechanical engineering students in the UK.

The best side of it is that the scholarship provides up to £9,000 for masters students and £2,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate studies.

Note that this is opened to all students in the UK who will begin a mechanical engineering degree by autumn.

6) Quest Undergraduate Scholarships

Institution of Civil engineers offers scholarships to undergraduate civil engineering students in UK.

The scholarship is worth £8,000 plus early links to potential employers.

Quest scholarship is open to individuals who have shown a demonstratable passion for civil engineering and who understand the current and future challenges in the civil engineering sector.

7) Royal Academy Of Engineering Scholarships

This scholarship is usually for engineering students in the UK who act as pace setters for future engineers.

The Royal Academy of Engineering is committed to improving the engineering sector and provides suitable funding and support for students to further their educational advancement and development.

The Royal Academy of Engineering is committed to enhancing the engineering sector and provides suitable funding and support for students to further their educational advancement and development.

Students who wish to apply must submit a written application and will be called for an interview upon, selection.

8) IET Power Academy Scholarships

IET, an acronym for Institution of Engineering and Technology.

They offers a number of scholarships to students at partner universities. The scholarships are offered to encourage students to study engineering in partner.

This engineering is an electrical engineering scholarship for UK/EU students starting commencing an electrical or power engineering course at IET power academy partner university.

9) Centennial Scholarships

This engineering scholarship in UK is available to all undergraduate students who are seeking to study a post-graduate program related to Aeronautical Engineering or Aviation Management.

It is basically for available for  International students in the UK.

10) Arkwright Engineering Scholarships

The Arkwright Scholarships provides support for students enrolled for their A-levels Scottish Highers or its equivalent qualifications. Applicants are to demonstrate a burning desire  to pursue a path as a leader within the Engineering profession, to be qualified  for the award.

However, students for Arkwright partnership schools are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

11)  British Chevening Scholarships

Chevening is the UK Government scholarships that enable passionate and optimistic students to study in the UK irrespective of their academic fields.

The scholarships are awards to excellent students with great administration talent to study for a postgraduate (masters) degree at any university in the UK. This is a great opportunity for Engineering students seeking scholarships in UK.

12)   The Engineers Trust

The Trusts sponsors education by collaborating with organisations which have established schemes and may provide funding of up to £2,000 scholars, undertaking their Sixth level of studies, as a direct lead in to higher engineering studies.

13) Ford Scholarship Programme

Ford provides up to £10,000 per student over a three-year period for 100 undergraduates, from engineering, manufacturing and technology, and science courses at leading universities in the UK such as Bath, Bradford, Cardiff, Imperial College London, Brunel, East Anglia, Loughborough, Nottingham, Southampton, Strathclyde, Surrey and Warwick.

14) Whitworth Scholarship Award

This scholarship is open to students who want to take an undergraduate course, or  a one year post graduate course.

There are some advantages that Whitwort scholars can enjoy such as: Full time study scholarships worth £9,000 a year for up to four years ; Part time study scholarships worth up to £2,800 per year etc.

15) International Engineering Management Scholarships

The scholarship is basically for postgraduate courses for students interested in studying management of projects in Engineering.


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