The Lanchester Trust Aeronautical Engineering Scholarship (MScR) The Project

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The Lanchester Trust Aeronautical Engineering Scholarship (MScR)
The Project

The Lanchester Trust will sponsor one Masters Degree student to study in depth, the aeronautical engineering works from the 1890s of Dr Frederick Lanchester. Extensive research into Lanchester's original patents and documentation together with validation of his original calculations in the light of current aeronautical knowledge should support the creation of a working model of his patented invention. This would be of significant importance to aeronautical history.
This new scholarship will offer £3,840 to a Master by Research student (MScR), commencing their employment in the academic year of 2014/2015.
Entry Criteria

Candidates will only be considered if they have obtained a Minimum of a Bachelor Degree, in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering having achieved the class of upper second (2.1) or higher.

Applicants should provide their CV, Cover Letter and 2000 word essay to Dr. Caroline Lambert before the 29th August 2014.
The 2000 word essay should be written on the subject of Fredrick Lanchester’s contribution towards aerodynamics.
Further Details

Short listed candidates will be notified via email and interviewed at Coventry University’s Faculty of Engineering and Computing. (Specific details will be provided once you have been notified)

Submission Details

The CV, Cover Letter, and the application essay should be sent to Caroline Lambert

In Addition, for general enquiries, please also contact Caroline.

Eligibility: UK/EU/Overseas students

Award: £3,840 towards fees

Start Date: September/January 2014

Duration: 1 year full time

Application Deadline: 4pm 22nd August

Interview dates: shortlisted candidates will be notified

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