Engineering 'Inspiration' bursaries offered

The UK Women's Engineering Society has announced 17 sponsored student places for its 2013 student conference – 12 funded by Jaguar LandRover and 5 funded by EDF Energy. These include full fees and a contribution towards travel, worth £300. Women students on mechanical engineering, manufacturing, design, chemical, computing, electronic engineering or similar courses can apply. Professional engineers from Arup, Baker Hughes, GE, Selex, PG, Morgan Sindall and others will take part in the event, which takes place on November 15-16 at Aston University. Keynote speakers include Professor Dame Julia King and Allan Cook, Chairman of Selex. Application is simple - by email to Louise at (snail mailed applications are also welcome to the Society c/o The IET Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 5AY).Those interested should send the following information with a covering letter by midnight GMT 20 October:NameAddressMobile phone numberEmail addressUniversity or collegeCourse studied and the current year of the courseDietary and access needsA letter to myself from 2035 - what you have achieved, advice on career plans or maybe how engineering has changed the world (in 200 words approx), and a paragraph stating which company you are interested in.For more details on the conference go to