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MacTaggart Scott Engineering Excellence Scholarship

MacTaggart Scott has a long history of delivering key projects to the Naval Defence and Marine Market worldwide. The company provides complete solutions to customer needs from analysis of initial customer requirements, innovative design, in-house manufacture, commissioning and through life support.

The scholarship includes financial assistance, a paid summer placement, along with coaching and mentoring from a qualified engineer within the company.

Participating departments include Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM), Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering.

  • Number of scholarships 1
  • Value £2000
  • Opens 1 October 2016
  • Deadline 31 October 2016
  • Help with Internship, work placement or project costs, Equipment and study costs
  • Duration Annual award for duration of course


Students in their third year studying on selected courses for an MEng in the Departments of

  • Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

Further Information

The Faculty of Engineering’s Excellence Scholarship Programme was established to support its undergraduate students through all stages of their studies. Working in partnership with leading engineering organisations, the programme offers financial assistance, summer placements and workplace mentoring, to provide an innovative and supportive learning experience. These allow students to put theory into practice, and gain invaluable professional engineering skills to help and improve their employment prospects.

For more than 100 years, MacTaggart Scott has been providing innovative, cost effective solutions to engineering problems in the Naval Defence and Marine industries. These include the analysis of initial customer requirements, innovative design, in-house manufacture, commission and through life support. 

Recipients of this scholarship are not permitted to hold any other forms of financial support (e.g scholarships or tuition fee awards)

How to apply

Applications should be made in the this year of study and students will be informed of when and how to apply by their department. The application process will involve the completion of an online application form for review by the company, after which selected applicants will be invited to interview.