"I was treated brilliantly by every employee from the top down … I was constantly impressed by the time the engineers gave us ... supported and guided in any avenue I decided to explore."

UKESF Scholar, 2018–22

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for 2020/21 must be submitted by 10pm Wednesday 18th November 2020.

Answer the questions below to display a table showing companies relevant to you, who are offering scholarships.

Please note, we are expecting some more companies to join the scheme by the end of October.

Please 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
Arm Ltd Cambridge or Sheffield

Any placements

* No first year students
AWE Aldermaston or Burghfield, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) Open only to British citizens/no dual nationals; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (4) No first year students
Beko Research & Development Centre Cambridge

Any placements

* Students must be in the penultimate year of an MEng degree (not BEng)
Calnex Solutions Ltd Linlithgow, near Edinburgh

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) No MEng placements; (2) 12-month placements only offered from 2022 onwards; (3) No first year students
Caterpillar ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Peterborough

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) No first year students
Chess Dynamics Plymouth or Horsham

Any placements

* (1) Must include one longer placement; (2) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance
Clas-SiC ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Lochgelly, Scotland

Summer placements only

* Applicants should be EEE/Electronics students with a particular interest in one (or more) of: microelectronics, material science and process engineering
Collins Aerospace Solihull

Summer placements only

* Candidates required to undergo security clearance
CommAgility Ltd Loughborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
CSA Catapult ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Newport, Wales

Any placements

* (1) Candidates should specify which job/s they are interested in; (2) Students in at least second year preferred; (3) Summer placements preferred
EDA Solutions Fareham, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) No first year students
Embecosm Southampton, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Must be studying software/computing and have demonstrable interest in compilers, operating systems or AI; (3) Must hold a current passport; (4) No first year students
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-mth placement for 2021/22; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Must be studying software/computing/electronics; (4) Placement is software/embedded systems engineering focused
Jaltek ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Luton, Bedfordshire

Any placements

* Candidates required to undergo security clearance
Leonardo (Edinburgh) Edinburgh

Any placements

* (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)
Moortec Plymouth, Devon

Any placements

* Students in at least second year preferred
ON Semiconductor Bracknell, Berkshire

Any placements

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: (6) No first year students
Qualcomm Technologies Cambridge

Summer placements only

R-P-R Lymington, Hampshire

Any placements

* Requires 12-month placement
Renesas Electronics Europe Ltd Bourne End, Buckinghamshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
SingMai ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Ayr, Scotland

Any placements

STFC Harwell, Oxfordshire

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) No MEng placements; (3) MEng students only (No BEng students); (4) No first year students
STMicroelectronics Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
UltraSoC Technologies Ltd Cambridge or Bristol

Any placements

Viper Innovations Portishead, Bristol

Summer placements only

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.