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AESSEAL Women in Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

The Department of Engineering together with global manufacturing company AESSEAL are offering a minimum of two new donor-funded scholarships for UK female undergraduate students joining the department on an eligible course in September 2020.

The AESSEAL Women in Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship aims to support more women into the engineering sector.

Successful applicants will receive a non-repayable grant of £3,000 per year for three years, to help with living costs.

The following undergraduate courses are eligible for the scholarship:

*Note for an integrated undergraduate masters scholarship awards would only be applicable to your first 3 years of undergraduate study

To be eligible for a 2020/21 AESSEAL Scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have received an offer to study in 2020/21 on an eligible engineering course in the Department of Engineering and Mathematics and have made Sheffield Hallam University your first choice by Thursday 18th June 2020.
  • You must be a female identifying student classified as a UK home status for fee purposes and pay the full home tuition fee of £9,250.
  • You must have a residual annual household income of less than £42,876 evidenced by a means-tested assessment as part of your application for a student loan.
  • You must have already applied to Student Finance (including Student Finance England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the Student Awards Agency Scotland) to allow enough time for your assessment to be completed before you start at the University.
  • This must be your first undergraduate degree, starting in September 2020.
  • You must not be eligible for the Care Leavers bursary as you will automatically receive alternative financial support of a higher value than this scholarship.

The closing date for scholarship applications will be September 2020 and students will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of October. Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be contacted directly with full information on how to apply for one of these scholarships when applications open in July 2020.

For information please see the full terms and conditions (PDF, 414.2KB) or alternatively contact scholarships@shu.ac.uk referencing the AESSEAL Engineering Scholarship.

Our Supporters

All of our donor-funded scholarships have been made possible through the generous support of donors to Sheffield Hallam University. The AESSEAL Women in Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship has been created with the generous support of AESSEAL to promote career pathways for female engineers from the UK.

AESSEAL® was founded by Sheffield Hallam University honorary doctor Chris Rea in 1979, and quickly became one of the world’s leading mechanical seal and seal support system companies. Headquartered in Rotherham, and with operations in 42 countries, AESSEAL designs, manufactures, and supplies mechanical sealing and reliability focused engineering solutions to major companies around the world across a broad range of industries.

Since 2016 AESSEAL have funded a philanthropic programme at Sheffield Hallam University to support our female engineering students. To date they have helped over 60 students with bursaries, scholarships and prizes to the value of £106,250. By becoming an AESSEAL scholar you will be joining a community of students and graduates across the world who have gone on to secure jobs with leading engineering firms including Jaguar Rover, Network Rail and Boeing.

Find out more about our donors.

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