The ERA Foundation is a proud supporter of the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.
The award aims to identify, inspire and nurture future leaders in engineering and recognises talented 16-17-year-olds from all educational backgrounds. Winners are chosen following a two-hour aptitude exam and a university-based interview.
This year saw 393 students – including a record-equaling 113 girls – achieved the award. Over 150 organisations supported the programme with The ERA Foundation directly supporting five Engineering Scholarship.
ERA Executive Secretary Keith Robson presents the 2018 ERA Foundations Arkwright Engineering Scholarship to Morgan Manly, Emmanuela Onah, and Yusuf Salim at a aerospace-themed ceremony at the Institute of Engineering and Technology in London.
Arkwright Trustee, Ian Jess awards Angus Jermyn the 2018 ERA Foundations Arkwright Engineering Scholarship at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre.
ERA Executive Secretary Keith Robson said “the ERA Foundation is pleased to sponsor of the Arkwright Awards and very proud of our Arkwright Scholars this year who have all demonstrated incredible energy, innovation and commitment to pursuing a career in engineering. They represent a marvellous example to other aspiring young people who may also be interested in working in this very rewarding field.”