Scholarship and Bursary Awards 2020

1 Dec 2019

The Institute is inviting applications for its 2020 Scholarship and Bursary Awards from 1 December 2019.

Applications will be judged in respect of academic excellence. Submissions must specify academic ability – candidates seeking assistance for financial hardship will not be considered.

The awards available are:

  • Bosworth Smith Trust Fund – For postgraduate research into metal mining, nonferrous extraction metallurgy or mineral dressing
  • Centenary Scholarship – For first or second year undergraduates who are student members of IOM3, to help career development in minerals and mining
  • Edgar Pam Fellowship - For postgraduate study of minerals and mining by those living in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK who wish to undertake further study in the UK
  • G Vernon Hobson Bequest – To help the teaching and practice of geology applied to mining
  • Mining Club Award – For travel purposes for British people engaged in the minerals industry
  • Stanley Elmore Fellowship Fund – To support UK university-based research into extractive metallurgy and mineral processing, and
  • The Tom Seaman Travelling Scholarship – For a member who is training or has completed training for a mining or related technology career.

Award application forms and full details of the funds for which applications are invited for awards in 2020, may be downloaded from, or obtained from Cleo Williams at the address given below.

Submissions must be returned by 6 March 2020 to Cleo Williams, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 297 Euston Road, London NW1 3AD or by email to Tel: +44(0)2074517365.