Prizes

A range of prizes are available each year to recognise your strengths and achievements.

Year one

Year one

Prize Eligibility Award Value Assessors Frequency
Sir Harold West Awards Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering, with preference given to those who have been, or still are, honourable members of the Scout Movement. Academic and personal promise displayed during Level 1. £65 Head of Department Annual
Freshgate Prize Level 1 students from Sheffield and the region reading a) for the degree of MEng Metallurgy or MEng/BEng Materials Science and Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, or b) reading for BEng/MEng degrees in the Faculty of Engineering. Preference will be given to students in category a). Academic and personal promise at Level 1. £500 each Course examiners Annual

Year two

Year two

Prize Eligibility Award Value Assessors Frequency
Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association Hatfield Memorial Prize in Engineering Students completing year two of an undergraduate degree in Engineering. Best performance in the year two examinations £75 Course examiners Annual

Year three

Year three

Prize Eligibility Award Value Assessors Frequency
Mappin Medal and Premium Faculty of Engineering students who are candidates for the Level 3 Examination in the third year of a BEng course or in the fourth year of an MEng course. Greatest distinction £100 and a medal Course examiners Annual
JRI Prize in Bioengineering Final year students who are candidates for the BEng or MEng programmes in Bioengineering who have taken the Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering stream Best overall academic performance in the programme with particular emphasis on the Bioengineering elements. £100 and certificate Course examiners Annual
John Hicks (Smith & Nephew) Prize Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best overall performance in the Final Year project. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Kirkstall Prize in Bioengineering with specialism in Bioreactor Technology Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing bioreactor technology, 3D in vitro models and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of bioreactor technology and/or 3D in vitro models. £50 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Xiros Prize in Bioengineering with specialism in Tissue Engineering Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing Tissue Engineering and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of Tissue Engineering. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Xiros Prize in Bioengineering with specialty in Biomechanics Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing biomechanics and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of biomechanics. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Professor Sheila MacNeil Outstanding Contribution Prize All final year students on Interdisciplinary Engineering Programmes:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • MEng Engineering
The student who has made the most significant contribution to all scholarly activity. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual

Year four

Year four

Prize Eligibility Award Value Assessors Frequency
Mappin Medal and Premium Faculty of Engineering students who are candidates for the Level 3 Examination in the third year of a BEng course or in the fourth year of an MEng course. Greatest distinction £50 and a medal Course examiners Annual
JRI Prize in Bioengineering Final year students who are candidates for the BEng or MEng programmes in Bioengineering who have taken the Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering stream Best overall academic performance in the programme with particular emphasis on the Bioengineering elements. £100 and certificate Course examiners Annual
John Hicks (Smith & Nephew) Prize Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best overall performance in the Final Year project. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Kirkstall Prize in Bioengineering with specialism in Bioreactor Technology Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing bioreactor technology, 3D in vitro models and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of bioreactor technology and/or 3D in vitro models. £50 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Xiros Prize in Bioengineering with specialism in Tissue Engineering Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing Tissue Engineering and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of Tissue Engineering. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Xiros Prize in Bioengineering with specialty in Biomechanics Students in the final year of a BEng or MEng programme in Bioengineering. Best performance in the final year in a module containing biomechanics and/or final year research project which contains a significant component of biomechanics. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual
Professor Sheila MacNeil Outstanding Contribution Prize All final year students on Interdisciplinary Engineering Programmes:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • MEng Engineering
The student who has made the most significant contribution to all scholarly activity. £250 and certificate Course examiners Annual