Scholarships & funding opportunities
Spirit AeroSystems Scholarship
Applications are now invited for the Spirit AeroSystems Merit Scholarship. One scholarship award of £2,000 will be made per annum, up to a maximum of 4 years, from academic year 2021-2022.
The recipient will also have the opportunity to undertake a summer placement within the Engineering Function of Spirit AeroSystems, Prestwick, where you would work alongside professional engineers supporting current and emerging projects.
Spirit AeroSystems are one of the largest non-OEM manufacturers and suppliers of aerospace components in the world. A $7 billion company with more than 16,000 highly skilled employees. Spirit has facilities in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The scale, volume and variety of Spirit’s programs tell the story of modern aerospace manufacturing- from aluminium structures built with the latest robotics technology, to the most advanced composite production and curing techniques.
In its Prestwick, Scotland location, Spirit produces leading edge and trailing edge structures of the Airbus A320 family and wing structures for the Boeing 767. The Prestwick site also has responsibility for the design and production of the leading edge structure of the Airbus A350 and has recently begun production of Airbus Spoilers, in a state of the art, automated manufacturing facility.
At Spirit, innovation drives everything they do. Spirit is focused on areas of research and development that specifically address current customer needs and anticipate opportunities for programs of the future. They recently announced plans to build the Aerospace Innovation Centre at the Prestwick location to support growth in research and technology, positioning the business at the forefront of aerospace technology.
For further information about Spirit AeroSystems, including careers visit their website.
- Number of scholarships One scholarship per year.
- Value £2,000 per annum up to a maximum of four years.
- Opens 11 October 2020
- Deadline 3 November 2021
- Help with Living costs
- Duration maximum 4 years