Fees, Scholarships & Funding

Listed below are a number of the major scholarships available to engineering undergraduates in the UK - they are a fantastic source of financial assistance.

IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

  • The IET offers an impressive range of scholarships both for students just starting university (of up to £3,000 per annum) and those commencing the second, third, or final years of their degrees (of up to £1,000 per annum).
  • See the website for details and a full list of scholarships: http://conferences.theiet.org/achievement/scholarships/undergraduate/grant-info.cfm
  • The deadline for applications is usually June.
  • The IET also offers various other forms of undergraduate financial assistance. The website further contains the comprehensive PDF document: ‘Alternative Sources of Financial Assistance’.

IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)

  • The IMechE offers a number of undergraduate scholarships for students about to embark upon their degree (of up to £1,000 per annum.)
  • See the website for details: http://www.imeche.org/about-us/scholarships-and-awards/undergraduate-and-apprentice/scholarships
  • The deadline for applications is usually June.
  • The IMechE also offers some forms of financial assistance for those already studying for their degree.
  • Please note to be eligible for these scholarships your degree course must be accredited by the IMechE which, with the Oxford course, means certain choices in the later years.

ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers)

  • The ICE offers a number of QUEST Undergraduate Scholarships for students about to start the first year of their degree (of £2,500 per annum)
  • See the website for details: http://www.ice.org.uk/Membership/Scholarship-and-Awards/QUEST-Awards
  • The deadline for applications is usually June.
  • A QUEST Undergraduate Scholarship involves partnership with a civil engineering or construction company.
  • Please note to be eligible for this scholarship your degree course must be accredited by the ICE which, with the Oxford course, means certain choices in the later years.

Oxford Financial Support

The Oxford Opportunity Bursary and Oxford Fee Reduction schemes offer non-repayable support to Oxford undergraduates from lower income households, to assist with the cost of attending Oxford. Details can be found on the University's web site at http://www.ox.ac.uk/feesandfunding/ugcurrent/oob/