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Award details

Women in Mining UK Scholarship 2022

About the award

Women in Mining UK and the CSM Trust are delighted to be offering two scholarships for exceptional female students on a mining-related course, enrolling in 2022.

Women in Mining UK is offering a £9,000 award for a UK student and the CSM Trust is offering a £6,000 award (amount to be confirmed) open to all students.

The scholarships will be awarded at the panel’s discretion to the applicants considered most deserving of the award. The successful candidates will be expected to take part in activities to promote women in mining.

The scholarships can only be awarded to female students who have an offer of a place to study at Camborne School of Mines (see Mining or Geology) at the University of Exeter; a full list of programmes can be seen below.

Eligible programmes:

    MSc Surveying and Land/Environmental Management
    MSc Mining Engineering
    MSc Mining Environmental Management
    MSc Minerals Processing
    MSc Mining Geology
    MSc Exploration Geology
    MSc Geotechnical Engineering

How to apply

Applicants are asked to provide a 500 word statement outlining how this scholarship would help them pursue their studies and career, and encourage other female students into the mining sector.  In the event of statements of similar quality, preference may be given to applications for courses with the lowest proportion of female applicants.

Once you have received the offer of a place to study, please return to this page to access the scholarship application system and apply for the award.


Application deadline:3rd July 2022
Number of awards:2
Value:up to £9,000
Duration of award:for 1 year
Contact: Student Recruitment