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Old Girl awarded IET scholarship and Siemens sponsorship

Old Girl Francesca Pye (Leaver 2015) has been awarded an IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for Women, and will be sponsored by Europe's largest engineering firm, Siemens.

IET use this initiative to encourage bright young students to study engineering and technology, and to promote the great career opportunities available to them. The IET promotes, recognises and rewards excellence through its awards.

Francesca had to meet a set criteria before even being eligible to apply, she then had to submit an application form and a reference from the school which was provided by Mrs Heidi Cannie, Head of Physical Education for Stamford High School. She then had an interview to negotiate before being awarded the Scholarship.

Francesca will now receive free IET student membership for her university undergraduate course in addition to a £1,000 bursary per annum for the duration of the course.