12th October 2023

The search is on for the next generation of engineering talent!

Applications now open for students to apply to the esteemed Arkwright Engineering Scholarship programme!

Arkwright Engineering Scholarships, a one-of-a-kind programme giving A level students the opportunity to explore the exciting world of engineering. This scholarship aims to give young people from all backgrounds the chance to experience the exciting world of engineering. Students apply for the scholarship in Year 11 (England and Wales), S4 (Scotland) or Year 12 (Northern Ireland), undertaking a rigorous selection process where they must showcase their passion for engineering and their potential as future engineers. Successful applicants are awarded their Scholarships in Year 12 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) or Year 13 (Northern Ireland) and supported through their final years of school with access to an exciting range of opportunities.

Awarded Scholars benefit from a range of enrichment opportunities to support their journey into engineering, including:

  • Financial Support for successful applicants and their schools
  • Professional mentoring and networking opportunities with industry experts, providing practical advice and guidance with technical projects, further study and career pathways
  • Attendance at our engineering Connect Days hosted by our partners exclusively for Arkwright Engineering Scholars
  • Nationally recognised Scholarship to enhance university and apprenticeship applications

How to Apply

Applications for 2024 Scholarships are now open and will close on Friday 26 January 2024. If you are a school or student who would like to learn more about the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship programme, please visit:

Schools must be partnered to nominate their students! If your school is not yet partnered, teachers can complete the school partnership form. Partnership is quick, simple and FREE.


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