Grand Prix Trust Launches Next Generation Engineering Bursary
The Grand Prix Trust (GPT), in collaboration with the Silverstone-based National College for Motorsport and Silverstone University Technical College, has introduced a new initiative to support college students interested in pursuing careers in motorsport engineering. This significant development, led by Formula 1 chief technical officer Pat Symonds, aims to provide a range of valuable resources and opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.
Creating Work-Ready Professionals
The GPT’s next generation engineering bursary is created with the purpose of equipping college students with the necessary skills and experience to excel in the motorsport industry. In an increasingly competitive field, this initiative acknowledges the importance of providing work-ready professionals who can contribute to the evolving landscape of motorsport engineering.
Working in Partnership
The collaboration between the GPT and the National College for Motorsport and Silverstone University Technical College ensures that students have access to industry-leading expertise and facilities. By working closely with these educational institutions, the GPT aims to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and practical application in the field of motorsport engineering.
The next generation engineering bursary caters to students from different backgrounds, providing them with the opportunity to pursue their passion for motorsport engineering without financial constraints. It also encourages inclusivity and diversity within the industry, recognizing the potential and talent that exists across various communities.
Benefits of the Bursary
Recipients of the GPT’s engineering bursary will gain access to a range of benefits, including financial support, mentorship programs, internships, and industry networking opportunities. With the backing of the GPT, college students can now pursue their studies and build their practical skills with confidence, knowing that they have the support and resources necessary for their success.
A Bright Future for Motorsport Engineering
The launch of the next generation engineering bursary marks an exciting milestone in the motorsport industry. By nurturing and supporting aspiring motorsport engineers, the GPT is paving the way for a future generation of talented professionals who will continue to drive innovation and advancements in the field.