The RBS EnterprisingU competition has launched for the second year, with £40,000 worth of prizes! Created by Find Invest Grow (FIG) and sponsored by the RBS Group, it offers you a platform to “road-test” your business ideas, while building the framework for a professional business plan. Find them on Facebook and Twitter. The competition will close at midnight on 19 July 2013.
The scheme is run by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Details of the scheme and how to apply are at www.raeng.org.uk/aeromsc, together with the full list of eligible MSc programmes. The main criterion for the award will be the candidate’s motivation and commitment to a career in UK aerospace, and it is open to:.
clients considering further study to MSc, and those already holding the offer of a place
engineering students who will graduate in 2013
graduates in maths, physics or a related STEM discipline who wish to enter the aerospace sector.
You should apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered in the order in which they are received and the competition will close once the quota is reached.
Interested in taking a postgraduate course next year but struggling to find the money? For the second year running, TARGETcourses is giving away five bursaries of £2,000 to help pay your fees for a postgraduate course at a UK university in 2013/14.
To enter you will need to be registered with TARGETcourses.
Closing date for bursary applications: 30 June 2013.
Independent Task Force on Student Finance Information ‘aims to help future students and parents in England tackle the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the recent changes to student finance by bringing together best of breed resources from various stakeholder organisations.’
The 2012 Young Entrepreneurs Festival (YouTube) on 17 and 18 September 2012, organised by The Tech City Investment Organisation, in partnership with the Creative Pioneers Can-Start programme of the IPA and Metro, and supported by ad:tech London, brought together 70 of the brightest aspiring young entrepreneurs to compete for a chance to pitch to angel investors and potentially raise seed funding for their business idea.
The Leverhulme Trust provides funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, the ambition being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.
The Study Abroad Studentships scheme supports students who wish to undertake a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the UK and the USA.
The Raleigh Bursary Award offers 17-24 year olds the chance to take part in a life-changing expedition to Borneo, India or Costa Rica & Nicaragua. The expeditions are a challenging, but extremely rewarding combination of community, environmental and adventure projects. It’s a fantastic opportunity for you to gain valuable key soft skills that are vital for the workplace, as well as contributing to sustainable and worthwhile projects.
Shell LiveWIRE is one of the biggest online communities for young entrepreneurs in the UK, operating in 25 countries around the globe supporting youth entrepreneurship. They offer an Awards programme to help get young entrepreneurs off the ground, ie the Young entrepreneur’s award and the Grand Ideas Award.
If you’re aged 16-30 and need funding to get your new business idea or project off the ground, the Shell
LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards offers up to to 6 x £1,000 prizes every month to the most innovative ideas submitted by new businesses (in their first 12 months of trading).
To find out more about the Shell live Wire Awards, Click here