"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 2021/22 are now open. Please submit your initial application/s by 10pm Wednesday 17th November 2021.

To see the companies offering new scholarships, complete the following questions and click to search.

Note – there may be some changes to this list over the next couple of weeks. Click here to apply for a scholarship.

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 2022/23; (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

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 2022/23; (2) No first year students
Caterpillar Peterborough

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2022/23; (2) No first year students
Chess Dynamics Plymouth or Horsham

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
Collins Aerospace Solihull

Summer placements only

* Candidates required to undergo security clearance
CSA Catapult Newport, Wales

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2022/23; (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 2022/23; (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 or operating systems; (3) Must hold a current passport; (4) No first year students
EnSilica ~New This Year~ Abingdon or Wokingham

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) Requires interest in semiconductor design; (3) No MEng placements
Graphcore Bristol

Summer placements; 12-month placements; 3rd-year MEng placements

* No final-year MEng placements
IDEX Biometrics Farnborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
Infineon Technologies UK Ltd Bristol

Any placements

* Must include one longer placement
ITDev Southampton

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2022/23; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Placement is software/embedded systems engineering focused
Jaltek Luton, Bedfordshire

Any placements

* Candidates required to undergo security clearance
JonJuTech Didcot, Oxfordshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2022/23; (2) No first year students
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 ~New This Year~ Bristol

Summer placements only

* 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
Renesas Electronics Europe Ltd Bourne End, Buckinghamshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2022/23; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) 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

Spirit Semiconductor ~New This Year~ 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) MEng students only (No BEng students) (2) No summer only placements; (3) No first year students
STMicroelectronics Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
Synopsys Plymouth, Devon

Any placements

* Students in at least second year preferred
Vision4CE Wokingham, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (3) Requires interest in embedded software/systems, analogue and digital circuit design, development and testing.
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.