Whitworth Senior Scholarship Awards are offered in competition to: outstanding engineers who have recently graduated with an engineering degree. -students who completed at least a 2 year engineering apprenticeship before entering an engineering degree-level course. -students who have obtained or will obtain admission to, or have already commenced, a postgraduate research degree programme. -students who are British, Commonwealth or European Union citizens, normally resident in the United Kingdom prior to starting their research course. -Existing Whitworth Award Holders and Whitworth Scholars.