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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Fees and funding

Everything you need to know about student finance, and the funding available to you as an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

As well as student loans to cover fees and maintenance, you may also be entitled to a University bursary or scholarship to support you through your studies.

The University's main website has a thorough guide to student finance in this academic year, fully explaining the options available to you. Browse this information, and the funding available this year using the links below.

Scholarships

The following scholarships are made available to students in our Department for September 2021 entry.

Listen to some our students discussing the benefits of our Beatrice Schilling Scholarship, which is a funding award for females studying engineering.

The Beatrice Shilling Scholarship

The Beatrice Shilling Scholarship is open to UK fee paying students that have identified as being female when applying to the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Manchester via UCAS for undergraduate degree level study.

The award is a bursary of £1000 or £2000 payable during the first year of study. Applicants identified as with WP or WP+ will receive £2000. Winners will be announced in the autumn, as soon as possible after registration.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Be recognised as a UK resident and paying home (UK) fees.
  • Should have chosen Manchester as firm choice by the May UCAS deadline.
  • Ensure they are fully registered with their Department on an undergraduate degree course as a new student.
  • Identify as female during the university application process.

There will be no separate application form. All UK students who are holding an offer of a place within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Manchester will be considered for a scholarship. Scholarship candidates are expected to contribute to outreach activities, especially to encourage more females to study courses in Engineering.

IET scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships for students studying in the UK or Ireland.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) offers more than 70 scholarships (of up to £3,000 per annum) every year to students who are in need of financial support. You can apply for an IET scholarship if you are about to commence any IET accredited MEng or BEng degree course and expect to achieve a minimum of three Bs in your A levels (or equivalent).

UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF)

UKESF is offering scholarships to UK and EU students studying MEng and BEng degrees in electronics or electrical engineering. Scholarships are open to students in any year of their degree, except the final year. Successful candidates are matched with sponsoring companies for scholarships that include:

  • Annual bursaries of up to £1,000
  • Paid summer work placements
  • Industrial mentoring
  • Professional development training at summer workshops
  • Opportunities to build relationships with potential employers

Visit the UKESF website for further information.