"The Scheme was a brilliant way of getting my foot in the door of the industry. The Workshop was a great way of networking and learning about other useful skills."

UKESF Scholar, 2021

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for 2022/23 are now open.

Please complete the table below to view the list of companies offering Scholarships for 2022/23. More companies are expected to join over the next couple of weeks.

You need to submit your first application by 10pm on 26th October 2022. Eligible students will be invited by email (on 28th October) to submit two more applications (by 31st October).

Click here to apply.

Companies relevant to you are listed in table below. You can further refine your results using the Type of Business and Geographical Area filters.

Company Placement location Type of Placements Offered Restrictions/Notes
Allegro MicroSystems Europe Ltd Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
AWE Aldermaston or Burghfield, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Open only to British citizens/no dual nationals; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (4) No first year students
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence Guildford

Summer placements only

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) Open only to British citizens/no dual nationals; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance;
Beko Research & Development Centre Cambridge

Summer placements only

* Students must be in the penultimate year of an MEng degree (not BEng)
Cadence Design Systems Ltd Bracknell or Cambridge

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first year students
Caterpillar Peterborough

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first year students
Chess Dynamics Plymouth or Horsham or Wokingham

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (4) Candidates must specify which location/s they are interested in
Clas-SiC Lochgelly, Scotland

Summer placements only

* (1) Applicants should be EEE/Electronics students with a particular interest in one (or more) of: microelectronics, material science and process engineering; (2) A separate scholarship may be offered to a Chinese speaker
Codasip Cambridge or Bristol

Summer placements only

* (1) No first years
CSA Catapult Newport, Wales

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Candidates should specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
EDA Solutions Fareham, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first year students
Embecosm Southampton, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Must either be studying software/computing or otherwise be able to show excellent programming skills; (3) Must hold a current passport; (4) No first year students
EnSilica Abingdon or Wokingham

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Requires interest in semiconductor design; (3) No MEng placements
Hanwha Phasor Ltd ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Cambridge or London

12-month placements; MEng placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement (preferred) or 6-8-month MEng placement; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Candidates should specify which location they are applying for; (4) Requires interest in wireless communications (RF and antenna design an advantage).
IDEX Biometrics Farnborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
ITDev Southampton

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Placement is software engineering focused
Leonardo (Edinburgh) Edinburgh

Summer placements only

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (3) MEng students only (not BEng)
Nordson Southampton, Colchester or Aylesbury

Summer placements only

* No first year students
onsemi Bracknell, Berkshire

Any placements

Picocom Bristol

Summer placements only

* (1) No first year students
Plextek Great Chesterford, near Cambridge

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (3) One hardware and one embedded software focused scholarship; (4) No 12-month placements; (5) MEng students only (not BEng): (6) No first year students
Qualcomm Technologies Cambridge

Summer placements only

R-P-R Lymington, Hampshire

Any placements

* Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24
RBSL Telford, Bristol or Newcastle

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Open only to British citizens/no dual nationals; (3) No first year students
Renesas Electronics Europe Ltd Bourne End, Buckinghamshire or Harlow, Essex

Any placements

* (1) Bourne End requires 12-month placement for 2023/24. Other opportunities available at Harlow; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
Renishaw Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

Summer placements only

* No first year students
Sensata Technologies Swindon

Any placements

* Requires interest in micro-electronics or micro-electromechanical systems
Siemens Digital Industries Software Cambridge or Bristol

Any placements

Socionext Maidenhead, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) 12-month placements preferred; (2) Must include one longer placement
Spirit Semiconductor Reading or Leeds

Summer placements only

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
STFC Harwell, Oxfordshire

MEng placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month or 6-8-month placement; (2) Students must be in their penultimate year; (3) MEng students only (No BEng students)
STMicroelectronics Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
Viper Innovations Portishead, Bristol

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No MEng placements
Waters Wilmslow

Summer placements only

* No first year students

Notes:

  • 12-month placements only apply to students whose degrees include a year training in industry or have agreed with their university to do a 12-month placement in addition to their degree.
  • MEng placements (4–8 months) are only applicable to students at Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, Imperial, Newcastle and York.