Scholarships & funding opportunities

UKNEST Engineering & Science Scholarships

The United Kingdom Naval Engineering Science & Technology (UKNEST) Forum & Lloyd’s Register Foundation are offering 12 UndergraduateScholarships to students who are interested in future employment in the Naval Defence Sector. 
  • Number of scholarships 12
  • Value £3000 per academic year, mentoring and potential for placement
  • Opens 18 April 2017
  • Deadline 31 August 2017
  • Help with Equipment and study costs
  • Duration one year


Applications are encouraged from Mathematics, Science, Technologyand Engineering undergraduates. The Scholarship is for ONE year, but students may re-apply for further funding.

Number of Scholarships

The Scholarship provides:
• A Bursary of £3,000 per academic year (£1,000/term)
• Mentoring from a UKNEST Member Organisation
• UKNEST graduate buddy
• The potential for work-placement with a UKNEST Organisation

Further Information

In general, UK security clearance is a pre-requisite for employment within this Sector.

How to apply

2018 has been designated the Year of the Engineer. UKNEST plans to mount a campaign aimed at 12 - 16 year old students to promote the Naval sector as an exciting future career.
Submit a brief (max 2 pages A4) to describe the content that you would use in this promotion, highlighting those factors that attract you, and recommend the medium (e.g. pamphlets, social media, website, targeted e-mails, lesson plans etc.) through which you would communicate this to the target audience.
A written academic reference must be provided to support your application. Submit your 2 page brief, CV, contact details and referee statement using the form provided at: