Arkwright Scholar and Alumnae in Top 50 Female Engineers Under the Age of 35

The Daily Telegraph and the Women’s Engineering Society recently announced the “Top 50 Women in Engineering Aged Under 35”. We are delighted to say that two of these acclaimed engineers are Arkwright Scholarship alumnae, and one is a current Arkwright Scholar.

Arkwright Trustee Honoured

Peter Blair, recently-retired Trustee of the Arkwright Scholarships Trust, has just been made an Honorary Vice-President of the Radio Society of Great Britain, partly in recognition of his educational work through the Arkwright Scholarships Trusts and The Smallpeice Trust.

Design & Technology Awards

The Design & Technology Association held its annual Teacher Awards in London on 24 March. Teachers from seven Arkwright-affiliated schools were honoured.

Face of new £1 coin designed by Arkwright Scholar

The new £1 coin has just been launched, with an expected circulation lifetime of 25 years. The motif that appears on the reverse side of the new coin was designed by an Arkwright Scholar, during the application process for his Scholarship.

Scholars Introduced to Non-Destructive Testing

The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) welcomed its six Arkwright Engineering Scholars and their parents to their Northampton HQ this month, to provide an introduction to the world of non-destructive testing (NDT).

Scholars learn about Radio Comms at Bletchley Park

Arkwright Scholars were recently welcomed to Bletchley Park to learn about radio communications.