Group Project Award

Activities your group could be doing include: 

  • Attending a conference
  • Taking part in a competition, event, or activity
Your group must have no more than eight members.

How much is the award worth?

Individual group members can each be awarded up to:

  • £500 

Meet our award winners

  • Ellen Simmons - FemEng

    Ellen Simmons - FemEng

    Ellen Simmons, founder of FemEng, was a Student Affiliate member of the Institution and with eight female engineering students travelled to Rwanda to combine their skills and innovation with a team of counterparts in Rwanda. The team was awarded £4,000 in 2016, and £2,100 in 2017, to support the FemEng group.

  • Project Nevada

    A team of academics and students from the University of Plymouth and champion wheelchair racer Sarah Piercy, achieved a new world record in a human-powered vehicle, thanks in part to a grant from the Institution.


Who is eligible?

To be eligible for a grant you must:

  • Be a member of the Institution
  • Provide three references to support your application
References 
  • Your first reference must be from someone who can provide an academic/professional reference. This reference should state the current and potential academic/professional achievements of all members of the group and explain how the group project activity will benefit each member of the group.
  • Your second reference must be from someone who can explain the group project activity and how it will benefit each member of your group.
  • Your third reference must be from someone who can provide a personal reference for each member of your group.
Your group must have no more than eight members.

How do I apply?

You must submit your completed application form at least one month before the activity. We won't consider your application until we have received the three supporting references from your referees.

You can’t submit an application after the activity has taken place.

You can apply for a grant at any time during the year using the following forms:

Group Project Award application form
Reference form 1
Reference form 2
Reference form 3

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