WEST Bursary

2020 WEST Bursaries Postponed

Posted on May 6, 2020 in News, WEST Bursary

Due to the Covid19 lockdown and with colleges and schools closed, WEST has no option but to postpone bursary applications for this year. We will provide an update once schools and colleges are open again.

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

Posted on July 8, 2019 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

A Great Big Thanks to all our Dancers, our Chefs, our helpers and our fantastic audience for our recent Fundraiser special. We raised over £750 for this event...the first time we have run something a bit different! Audience response was magnificent, the dancing was brilliant and everyone liked the variety…

Yay! 2016 bursary winners

Yay! 2016 bursary winners

Posted on November 19, 2016 in News, WEST Bursary

We are extremely chuffed to announce our bumper crop of 25 brilliant bursary winners for 2016! 11 WEST bursaries - including Ayesha Ahmed (pictured) - see their videos and read their stories 12 new bursaries to female engineering students at Sheffield Hallam University - thanks to funding from Alcoa 2 NICEIC…

12 ALCOA bursaries!

12 ALCOA bursaries!

Posted on November 19, 2016 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

A dozen female engineering students from Sheffield Hallam University received bursaries from us this year - thanks to a collaboration with SHU and funding from international engineering group Alcoa. The bursaries, which range from between £60 and £150 each, were given to 12 students in the University's Materials and Engineering Research…

WEST 2015 bursaries closed

WEST 2015 bursaries closed

Posted on June 30, 2015 in News, WEST Bursary

Our annual small grants to encourage women studying or training for  a job in science, technology, engineering, and the built environment have just closed. For women in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Aged 16 and over Studying or training for jobs and careers that are usually done - or expected to…

Watch this space for bursaries…

Watch this space for bursaries...

Posted on March 24, 2015 in News, WEST Bursary

We'll be launching WEST's 2015 bursaries in May. Sign up for our enews (just put your email in the Get Updated box on the right!) or contact us to keep up to date. Meanwhile you can see the stories of the seven winners for 2014, including Karline Symes (pictured). Karline was studying…

WEST bursaries – coming soon!

WEST bursaries - coming soon!

Posted on April 30, 2014 in News, WEST Bursary

We are going to launch this year's bursaries in mid May - so please keep in touch. Grants of up to £500 will be available for women wanting to train or study in sectors and trades linked to science, engineering, technology or the built environment - and that are "non-traditional"…