University of Exeter funding: Women in Mining (UK) Scholarship

Women in Mining (UK) Scholarship

About the award

The Women in Mining (UK) organisation and Camborne School of Mines Trust is delighted to offer two exceptional female students on a mining-related course a scholarship of £6,000 to support their studies.
The scholarships will be awarded at the panel’s discretion to the applicants considered most deserving of the award.

Please note that the scholarship can only be awarded to a female student who has gained an offer of a place to study Mining or Geology at the University of Exeter; a full list of programmes can be seen below.

One scholarship is available to a UK student and one scholarship is available to students of all nationalities. The successful candidates will be expected to take part in activities to promote women in mining.

Eligible programmes:
MSc Mining Engineering
MSc Mining Environmental Management
MSc Applied Geotechnics
MSc Tunnel Engineering
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:2nd August 2020
Number of awards:2
Duration of award:for 1 year
Contact: 01392 724061