"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 open, for specific companies only.

To view the list of companies currently offering Scholarships, please complete the table below.

Please click here to apply. We will review every Monday and Thursday, and shut down the opportunity for each company on one of those days, once we have enough applications.

 

 

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
.AccelerComm ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Southampton

12-month placements only

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
.Apple ~NEW THIS YEAR~ St Albans or Swindon

Any placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) Students on Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Computer Science courses preferred; (3) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in
.Beko Research & Development Centre Cambridge

Summer placements only

* Students must be in the penultimate year of an MEng degree (not BEng)
.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
.CSA Catapult Newport, Wales

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Applications for the Photonics position only; (3) 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
.Ignys ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Nottingham

Any placements

.Infineon Technologies UK Bristol

12-month placements; Summer placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first years; (3) Hardware based position. C/Python programming experience advantageous
.ITDev Southampton

12-month 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
.Laird Connectivity ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Wooburn Green, High Wycombe

12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
.onsemi Bracknell, Berkshire

Any placements

* Currently only accepting applications for the Cyber Security role
.Partner Electronics ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Any placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) Must have own transport (location is remote)
.Qorvo ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Theale, nr Reading

Summer placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
.Renesas Electronics Europe Bourne End, Buckinghamshire or Harlow, Essex

Any placements

* (1) Bourne End requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
.Specialised Imaging ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Cambridge

Summer placements only

* Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
.Spectrum Control (SST) ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Gloucester

Summer placements only

* (1) No first years; (2) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance
.Ultraleap Bristol

12-month placements only

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Candidates should specify which job/s they are interested in
.Viper Innovations Portishead, Bristol

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No MEng placements; (3) No first years
.Waters Wilmslow

Summer placements only

* No first year students
.ZF Solihull

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
CLOSED Allegro MicroSystems Europe Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
CLOSED AMD ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Edinburgh, Belfast and Cambridge

Any placements

CLOSED 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
CLOSED 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;
CLOSED Cadence Design Systems Bracknell or Cambridge

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first year students
CLOSED Cirrus Logic ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Newbury (Berkshire) or Edinburgh

Summer placements; MEng placements

CLOSED 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
CLOSED Codasip Cambridge or Bristol

Summer placements only

* (1) No first years
CLOSED EDA Solutions Fareham, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) No first year students
CLOSED EnSilica Abingdon or Wokingham

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Requires interest in semiconductor design
CLOSED GF Micro ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Stroud or Bristol

12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (4) Interest in digital and/or analogue IC design preferred
CLOSED Hanwha Phasor ~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).
CLOSED IDEX Biometrics Farnborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
CLOSED Konrad Technologies ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Dunfermline, Scotland or Bedford

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) 12-month placement and MEng students preferred; (2) Candidates must specify which location/s they are interested in; (3) Must hold a current passport; (4) Must show demonstrable interest in software engineering; (5) No first years
CLOSED Leonardo (Edinburgh) Edinburgh

MEng placements; Summer 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)
CLOSED MAC Ltd ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Southampton

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 may be required to undergo security clearance
CLOSED Nordson Southampton, Colchester or Aylesbury

Summer placements only

* No first year students
CLOSED Picocom Bristol

Summer placements only

* (1) No first year students
CLOSED 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
CLOSED pSemi ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Reading, Berkshire

Summer placements only

CLOSED Qualcomm Technologies Cambridge

Summer placements only

CLOSED R-P-R Lymington, Hampshire

Any placements

* Requires 12-month placement for 2023/24
CLOSED Raspberry Pi ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Cambridge

Any placements

CLOSED 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
CLOSED Renishaw Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

Summer placements only

* No first year students
CLOSED Sensata Technologies Swindon

Any placements

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

Any placements

CLOSED Socionext Maidenhead, Berkshire

Any placements

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

Summer placements only

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree
CLOSED 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)
CLOSED STMicroelectronics Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) 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.