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QUEST Continuing Education Award

The aim of the award is to support Graduates and professionally qualified members (CEng, IEng or EngTech) with over two years work experience looking to start a course to support their professional qualification and progress.

  • The aim of the award is to support members who are typically
  • Returning to the workplace after parental leave, acting as a carer, illness or unemployment
  • Studying additional management or technical subjects to upskill
  • Studying a foreign language

It’s not designed to fund courses that will be used as Further Learning in the ICE membership process.

To apply for this award:

  • You must be an ICE graduate or professionally qualified member
  • You must have been a member for a minimum of two years
  • You must have a minimum of two years’ experience working in the civil engineering industry
  • Your course must not be an ICE-accredited further learning programme. Find out if your course is accredited
  • You must not have already received more than three ICE QUEST scholarships or awards
  • Your application will only be accepted before the start of your course. Student member or PhD students aren't able to apply.

How do I apply?

Applications are open from 17 May to 30 June 2022.

Please complete the application form and submit with a one page employment record to [email protected].

How are winners chosen?

Applications are assessed by the QUEST Committee and those judged to be strongest receive up to £1,000.

Your application will be assessed on the following:

  • The quality of your application
  • How much the course will benefit you and your professional development
  • The academic merit of the course
  • How the course will benefit your employer and ICE
  • The amount of financial support required
  • The duration of the course

QUEST Anniversary publication

In 2017, QUEST celebrated 40 successful years of funding civil engineering students and projects. We have put together a publication with some highlights so be sure to download your free copy.

You can also read more about the history and workings of QUEST.

Got a question about our awards or competitions?

If you have any questions or are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact the Awards Co-ordinator using the link below.