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Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award - 2017 Round Open to Entries (UK)

The 2017 round of the Institution of Engineering and Technology Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award has opened to applications.

The Award highlights the achievements of women in engineering and encourages others to enter the profession. The Award is open to entries from young women holding a responsible position as a leading professional engineer in the UK.

The award categories comprise the following:

  • The Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award - this category recognises a young woman who has firmly established herself as a dynamic and technically excellent professional. The prize this year is £2,500.
  • The Mary George Memorial Prize for Apprentices - this category awards an outstanding female engineering apprentice who has made a contribution within the workplace beyond the realms of her normal duties and demonstrated dynamism in her approach to the solution of engineering problems. The prize is £750.
  • The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) Prize - this prize is awarded to the graduate engineer who is the runner-up in the Young Woman of the Year contest. The prize is £750.

Applicants all three awards will be females under the age of 30 who are currently employed in UK Apprenticeships, Young Apprenticeships or Advanced Apprenticeships within the UK.

The winner will be announced at the YWE Ceremony being held at Savoy Place on Thursday 7 December 2017.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 7 July 2017.

Further details can be accessed at the programme website

Source: conferences.theiet.org, 09/032017

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