7 Aug

University bursaries and scholarships

Island Roads in partnership with the Isle of Wight Council, as part of the commitment to generating employment on the Island, is offering a bursary of 1000 per annum to two students from the Island to study business, engineering or environment related degrees at university.

In addition Island Roads parent company, the Eurovia Group, has two places available on its Civil Engineering and Quantity Surveying Scholarship Programme for students. The scholarship is worth £1500 per annum and provides training (paid) for 8 weeks during the summer vacations and an industrial year placement should the course include one.  It is the intention that the scholarship scheme, providing both parties agree, will lead to an employment opportunity with Eurovia on their accredited Graduate Development Programme following completion of their studies.

Eligibility to apply

  • Students whose main residence is on the Isle of Wight
  • Currently studying in a state funded school, college or via an apprenticeship provider
  • Have a confirmed offer from a UK university, for an appropriate course
  • Students applying for the engineering scholarship will have to have been accepted onto an MEng degree programme at university.

How do I apply?

The selection of students will be subject to a competitive process.  To apply for either the bursary or scholarship please send an application to include:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A personal statement of no more than 1500 words that covers:
    • The reasons behind your choice of degree course
    • Your aspirations for the future
    • How the bursary / scholarship will help to support your studies
    • A copy of your offer from a UK university commencing Autumn 2013
    • A letter of support from your education provider

What is the selection process?

Following the closure date, the applications will be assessed and a shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview.  Each applicant will be kept informed of their progress.

All applications must be received by midday on the 9th September 2013.  Applications to be emailed to info@Islandroads.com or sent to Rebecca Tuck, St Christopher House, 42 Daish Way, Newport

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