The Armourers & Brasiers Gauntlet Trust is now one of the leading charities in the UK supporting metallurgy and materials science. In association with its industrial partners - Tata Steel, Rolls-Royce, AWE, TWI, Morgan Advanced Materials and Materials Processing Institute - it provides the following support the Materials Science education at undergraduate level.. 

Sponsorship of students on materials courses

Bursaries to students recommended by their universities at: 
  • University of Cambridge (through the Isaac Newton Trust)
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Swansea University

Awarding Medals for Excellence

Encouraging entry to industry

  • Funding for universities to organise summer placements in the UK or overseas 
  • support for students undertaking industrial placements, where the full costs are not covered by the placement provider. Details of how to apply are here
  • Funding for summer placements at Rolls-Royce, Derby.
  • Materials science tours organised by universities to industrial and research facilities.

Rewarding excellence

Medals and cash prizes in recognition of academic excellence are given at: 
  • University of Bath
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cranfield University
  • Imperial College London
  • University of Leeds  
  • University of Liverpool
  • Loughborough University 
  • University of Manchester 
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Oxford
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Royal College of Art 
  • University of Sheffield 
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of Southampton  
  • University of Strathclyde 
  • Swansea University
  • University College London

    Industrial Visit