The Educational Trust

Educational TrustThe Educational Trust aims to encourage young people to enter the structural engineering profession and support their development. Its principal activities fall into three categories:

  • The award of educational scholarships and travel grants
  • The arrangement of competitions and award of medals and prizes
  • The production of teaching materials for schools

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The Educational Trust relies mainly on contributions and any donations made will enable the Institution to support a greater number of deserving proposals. The financial support of Institution members, other individuals and firms has allowed the trust to sponsor a number of educational initiatives such as competitions, travel grants, academic bursaries and scholarships.

Make a donation

Donations to the Educational Trust can be by contacting our Accounts department.

Apply for funding

The Educational Trust supports the following activities:

Competitions and travel grants:

Engineering Architecture Prize

The Pai Lin Li Travel Award

The Young Structural Engineers' International Design Competition

Academic Bursaries and Scholarships:

Arkwright Scholarship Trust

Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) bursary

Enhancing the teaching and understanding of structural concepts

The Scottish Romanian universities exchange (SRUE) programme

Other competitions, prizes and awards - links with other organisations:

Maths inspiration


We can sell engineering to everybody!

Some other activities in recent years

Engineers without borders

Engineering for everyone - primary schools project

Hackney building exploratory

IDEERS earthquake engineering challenge

University of Bristol - Clifton bridge cross competition

Young structural engineers award

Educational trust: Registered Charity Number 1001625

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