The IMarEST has awarded a £500 student bursary to Tom Forrester-Coles, an Engineering Superintendent who has taken a career break to pursue a postgraduate degree at Liverpool John Moores University in MSc Marine and Offshore Engineering. Tom aims to work towards Chartered Engineer registration on completion of the course.
"The bursary from the IMarEST is very gratefully received. Being a member of IMarEST from the onset of my career as an undergraduate has enabled invaluable access to reputable information resources. Structured information and guidance has been available which has aided my professional development to date. The recently developed Special Interest Groups for similar professional areas of work have benefited my role with the introduction to organisational and marine professional contacts." Tom Forrester-Coles, postgraduate Master's student, Liverpool John Moores University.
IMarEST bursaries are targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate students, cadets and apprentices studying or working in marine engineering, marine science and marine technology and related topics. The purpose of the bursaries is to encourage and support IMarEST Student members to work on technical research projects or community based projects. The bursary can be used to support planned or existing projects, ranging from activities and events, promoting marine engineering, science and technology as a career, undertaking research in the country of residence or overseas, or undertaking other voluntary activities.
Find out more about IMarEST Student Bursaries here.