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Applications should be made by academic project supervisors on behalf of students. Each supervisor may only make one application per year
Projects may be undertaken by a student or two students in partnership
If you’re a student interested in a grant, please consult your supervisor
Applications will be assessed based on:
Please submit your application in English.
Conditions of the grant
By accepting the grant you agree to:
select a suitable student to undertake the project, provide the required supervision and arrange the necessary university resources for the successful execution of the project
deliver an A0 poster highlighting the project’s features within two months of completion of the research project
produce an executive summary of 200 - 300 words within two months of completion of the research project (relating the project outputs to practice or further research required where possible)
inform the IStructE technical team of any changes in circumstances that would affect the proposed project at the earliest opportunity
allow all project details to appear on istructe.org, and potentially be used by IStructE for future marketing purposes to promote the grant
if you are not a student member of IStructE, you agree to automatically become a student member*
Grants are not transferable to other supervisors or projects.
The £800 grant will be paid in two installments: £600 will be paid at beginning of project to the supervisor for project costs including equipment, consumables and software licenses.
£200 is paid to the student on submission of all deliverables.
(*Student Membership of the Institution is free).
The best poster receives a £150 prize and will be displayed at our annual Young Researchers Conference.
Please contact our technical team.