17, June, 2016 North-east pupils to compete stateside in international underwater robotics competition
Two teams of north-east school pupils are set to travel to the United States to compete in an international underwater robotics competition.
Since its foundation in 1828, the Bureau Veritas Group has consistently built recognized expertise, helping clients comply with standards and regulations relating to Quality, Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility.
Large and small organisations, whether private or public, can rely on Bureau Veritas to support them in protecting their respective brands, assets and business. They play a key role in both risk management and performance improvement.
Bureau Veritas deploys multidisciplinary skills from over 40,000 employees in 900 offices and laboratories worldwide.
The Bureau Veritas Scholarship is open to second year students.
The scholarship offers two students funding support up to the value of £2,000 per year until graduation. The award is performance linked and students must progress on to a MEng programme after their second year of study.
Additional features of the Bureau Veritas Engineering Scholarship:
- Financial Support as detailed.
- Salary paid during placement.
- Opportunity to receive mentoring from Bureau Veritas staff.
- Skill & Competency Development.
- Provision of an industrial-focussed project.
- Invitations for scholars to relevant events.
All successful Bureau Veritas scholars will be provided with paid summer placements and will have the additional benefit of being eligible for a job interview at graduation.
Applicants must be engaged in full-time study at Robert Gordon University on one of the BEng or MEng degree programmes listed below:
How to Apply
The selection process begins with students completing an online application form which will be considered by a panel consisting of representatives from the University and Bureau Veritas
In making the decision, the selection panel will take into account the applicant’s educational background and achievements, other relevant information given in their application form.
Short listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview at Bureau Veritas and the award winners will be selected from amongst this group of students.
Renewal of the award after each year is dependant on continued good academic performance and is subject to terms and conditions as specified by Bureau Veritas.
An application form for the Scholarship can be downloaded:
- 2nd Year Engineering Scholarship Form 2016 (DOC 80KB)
- 3rd Year Engineering Scholarship Form 2016 (DOC 76KB)
Please also note that as the application forms are similar candidate information may be duplicated easily, however please ensure the 'About You' section is amended appropriately for each scholarship application.
Completed application forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The closing date for applications for 2nd year is 26 October 2016.
- The closing date for applications for 3rd year is 22 October 2016.
All applications must be received by that date in order to be considered for the scholarship.