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WISE Bursary

Wise Bursary


How to apply

Magnesium Scholarship news What is the WISE Bursary?

There is a huge discrepancy between the numbers of men vs. women currently in engineering professions. Women are often underrepresented within the field and addressing the imbalance is important. The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Bursary is designed to support and encourage women into thriving engineering careers.

A bursary of £1,000 funded by Meridian Lightweight Technologies UK is available to female applicants who will be starting an engineering course in 2019.

How to apply for the WISE Bursary

To apply for the bursary, applicants should submit 500 words on:

What do engineers need to know about magnesium and why is it a useful material for the future of the automotive industry?

Your work should:

  • Be well structured, clear and interesting writing, within the 500 word constraint
  • Demonstrate a good standard of written English
  • Propose innovative suggestions with consideration of at least two of the following factors: Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, Environmental (PESTLE)
  • Submit application via email to
Submit Application
How to apply
Email application to:

Applications for 2020 entry are now closed. New application dates coming soon.  Please be sure to check back for updates.