Groups, schools and clubs

The Schools and Clubs Engineering Challenge Award

Available to support projects or activities in schools and clubs which promote mechanical engineering to children in primary and secondary education.

For more details about funding for schools and clubs engineering activities

Schools and Clubs Engineering Challenge Fund Application Form

Read the Application Process and Procedure

The Special Purpose Award

Available to support one-off and special purposes such as funding of materials, research or educational visits that demonstrate the promotion and / or furtherance of Mechanical Engineering. The award is open to any individual, educational establishment or club.

More details about the Special Purpose Award and Application Procedure

Download an application form for a Special Purpose Award

Download the Mentor's Confidential Report and Declaration Form

There are no limits on the value of each award,  TBAC may support all or part of any request based on the merits of the application.  For both awards, it is expected that the project or activity will be actively supported by an IMechE corporate member who must ensure that there are clearly defined objectives, time scales, costs and deliverables and that these are subsequently fulfilled.

If you would like further information or have queries, please contact the Prizes and Awards Department

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Contact our Prizes and Awards Team about our awards, scholarships or prizes.