The biannual David Henderson Inspiring Journey Grant aims to inspire public interest in the oceans and seas by funding an original, exciting journey for one winner to travel the world.
Sponsored by P&S Automation, this award recognises the achievement of engineers, scientists and technologists in improving marine safety, sustainability, education or international development.
Awarded to a selected candidate judged to be of outstanding potential to enable a significant piece of work to be undertaken at Doctorate (PhD) or post-Doctorate level in a relevant topic.
Students and Early Careers
Established in memory of Bil Loth, this award encourages research and development projects that explore transformative solutions for sustainable development in the oceans.
The John Blackburn Main Memorial Fund helps support students at the University of Strathclyde to gain practical experience, lasting between one and three months, in a country different from their birth or normal residency.
The Lady Hamlyn Award is in recognition of apprentices who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to their professional development in the marine sector.
Sponsored by the Society of Maritime Industries, this award supports students studying for qualifications in subjects related to marine engineering and technology.
IMarEST bursaries are targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate students, cadets and apprentices studying or working in marine engineering, science and technology.
Technical Writing & Journalism
The Denny Medal is awarded annually to the best paper published in each of the IMarEST's technical journals; the Journal of Marine Engineering and the Journal of Operational Oceanography.
The Kevin Tester Award for Marine Journalism recognises the work of a journalist or team of journalists for exemplary reporting relating to a marine or maritime issue.
A staple of the IMarEST's biannual International Naval Engineering Conference and International Ship Control Systems Symposium, the Sir Donald Gosling Award is presented to the best paper of the conference, as voted for by the Technical Committee.
The IMarEST Awards and Funding programme is designed to nurture marine engineering, science and technology talent, support academic research projects and reward academic achievement.
Additionally, the programme recognises outstanding contributions made across the marine sector, in particular those which demonstrate societal benefit in the fields of marine sustainability, safety, international development and education.
A vast array of opportunities exist for organisations wishing to provide financial contributions to the awards and funding portfolio. For more details or to get involved, please contact the IMarEST Awards team at [email protected].