Call for entries for €5,000 CPD scholarship competition
25 July 2013
Engineers Ireland has launched its annual CPD scholarship programme, which gives graduate engineers the chance to have 75% of their further education fees paid. The total value of the bursaries on offer for 2013-2014 is in excess of €5,000. This is the third year in a row which Engineers Ireland has run the CPD scholarship scheme as part of its commitment to supporting the growth and development of some of Ireland’s most talented young engineers.
Applications are now being sought for two special CPD Scholarship places to fund 75% of the total fees associated with completing either the CPD Certificate in Professional Engineering, a six-month part-time course, or the CPD Diploma in Professional Engineering, which is an 18-month part-time programme.
The central criteria are that candidates (who must be members of Engineers Ireland) will have a track record of achievement with strong potential for growth. Both the certificate course and the diploma course are fully accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology, resulting in postgraduate awards at Level 9 on the Irish national framework of qualifications.
- CPD Certificate in Professional Engineering (NFQ Level 9, 5 ECTS): Designed in tandem with leading employers to assist graduate engineers transition from college to the place of work.
- CPD Diploma in Professional Engineering (NFQ Level 9, 30 ECTS): Designed to enable engineers with a minimum of three years professional practice to make a major step-up in their competence and capability.
The deadlines for CPD Scholarship Applications are as follows:
- CPD Certificate in Professional Engineering – 4pm Friday, 23 August, 2013 (the programme commences on Thursday, 19 September).
- CPD Diploma in Professional Engineering – 4pm Friday, 20 September, 2013 (the programme commences on Wednesday, 9 October).
Those interested in applying for the CPD scholarship programme can download the application form here.http://www.engineersjournal.ie/2013/07/25/call-for-entries-for-e5000-cpd-scholarship-competition/http://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Education-1024x1024.jpghttp://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Education-300x300.jpgNewsCPD,education,Engineers Ireland