Armourer and Brasiers Awards Criteria and Applications Process

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Armourer and Brasiers Awards Criteria and Applications Process

Academic Awards 

Final year PhD student : £1000

The winning student must be a final year PhD student, have a significant quality and quantity of published papers or papers in the process of being published, have shown evidence of the novelty of work and the communication of the science, have shown evidence of transition to independence.

BEng/BSc student : £750

The winning student will have recently completed a BEng/BSc.  The winner will have demonstrated excellent examination results at undergraduate level including a high mark and commendation in a prescribed project report, evidence to show meticulous attention to detail in carrying out practical work, clarity in the presentation of results and sound reasoning in reaching conclusions.

The winner will have shown academic and personal promise during their academic studies.

MSc student : £750

The prize will be awarded to the student who has performed consistently overall in the module section of courses offered in any one year.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to complete the  application form including a brief (2500 words max) resume highlighting how the applicant fulfils the criteria for the award. Applicants may be asked to give a short presentation in support of their application. 

Application guidance notes can be found  here 


STEM Ambassador Award 

This Award recognises significant voluntary contribution to the STEM Ambassador Programme in the field of materials joining and structural integrity.

It will be made to the applicant/nominee who in the opinion of the panel:. 

  • has demonstrated dedication and sustained commitment to the STEM Ambassador Programme over the last year 
  • has overcome challenges such as limited resources, distance to travel etc 
  • has been involved in a range of activities for differing age groups or educational levels
  • has demonstrated innovation and creativity in developing activities and communicating with key audiences
  • has had demonstrable impact  on young people’s understanding of STEM subjects and careers (eg. feedback from teachers etc).

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to complete the application form, and to attach a brief (2500 words max) resume highlighting how the applicant fulfills the criteria for the award.   

Application guidance notes can be found  here


Travel Awards

The  aim of the grant is to allow post graduate students, undertaking studies  in materials joining and structural integrity, to attend an international conference relevant to their studies.   Attendance at the conference should endow the student with a beneficial academic and networking experience. 

Recipients of a travel grant will be required to submit a brief report or give a short presentation highlighting the activity for which they have utilised the award.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to submit the details and estimated costs of the conference, highlighting its relevance to their studies. 

Applications must be supported in writing by head of department or supervisor.

Application guidance notes can be found  here


Entries for 2017 are now closed. 

The next deadline will be announced later in 2017. Check back for updates.

All applications should be emailed to: twiawards@twi.co.uk