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Finalists 2021

Winner Katy Knoyle and Runners-up Auvni Patel and Arwen Skinner

Winner Katy Knoyle and Runners-up Auvni Patel and Arwen Skinner

Finalists 2020

Ken Skates MS presenting the EESW Student of the Year Award 2020

You can read more and watch the full video here

Finalists 2019

Winners 2019

 

Finalists 2018

The annual EESW Student of the Year Award, gratefully supported by Industry Wales, celebrates the EESW Projects of 2021-22.  

To enter, students must:

  • Have taken part in the EESW Project in 2021-22
  • Be studying at least two STEM subjects at A level (or equivalent)
  • Have submitted a CREST Award to EESW
  • Be intending to study a STEM based subject to degree or HNC/HND Levels

 

Entrants will need to submit a proposal explaining why they think they deserve to be EESW Student of the Year 2021, using the template provided. 

The winner will receive £800 towards the cost of studying a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) based subject next year.  Two runners-up will also each receive £400 to help with future study.   

The written proposal should include:

  • Grades gained at GCSE/AS level and chosen subjects at A level
  • Any other qualifications or STEM relevant achievements
  • Details of future intended study and career goals
  • Around 1,000 words outlining any Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) activities engaged with
  • 500 words explaining how you think STEM and Engineering can contribute to the sustainability agenda in Wales
  • A supporting statement for your application from your teacher or link engineer

 

Please visit our website resources section to download the Proposal which can be submitted by email to submissions@eesw.org.uk or post to EESW, Waterton Centre, Bridgend, CF31 3WT by Friday 28th October 2022

Selected candidates will attend an interview and finalists will be invited to the annual Welsh Automotive Forum's Networking Dinner at the Vale Resort Hotel on Thursday 1st December 2022 where the winner will be announced.  

Good luck!

 

EESW Student of the Year Award 2021

Katy Knoyle from Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr was announced the winner of last year's award by Lucy Owen, BBC Wales.  

Read more about last year's finalists here

 

Inyoung Baek, EESW Student of the Year Award Winner 2019

We followed Inyoung along his STEM journey, where he is now studying Engineering at Cambridge University.  

You can find out more about Inyoung and other past Students of the Year on our Case Studies page