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The joint BGA / IMechE annual student prize has been established since 2000 and is considered one of the most prestigious Student prizes in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

The goal of the prize is to encourage and support the growth of the next generation of UK engineers

The prize is awarded for the best Final Year Project on any topic broadly related to the field of mechanical power transmissions.



* £400 prize

* Test your ideas

* Free entry to Gears 2018

* Chance to present your paper to industry experts

* Connect with top employers

* Prestige

* Boost your CV



In order to register, application forms for individual or team projects completing in summer 2017 must be sent to the British Gear Association by Monday 31st July 2017.

A copy of the completed project report (in Word or pdf format) will be required by Thursday 31st August 2017.

Applications forms and submissions to be sent to

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact the BGA.

NB. Please note that projects for HND/HNC, BEng/BSc, MEng or MSc will be accepted and the judges will apply suitable weightings to take account of the different qualification levels.



All submitted papers will be read by our panel of industry judges and a winner will be announced October 2017.

The winner will be invited to present their paper at Gears 2018 where they will also receive their official award and cheque for £400.


If you would like to apply for the 2017 joint BGA please please click here to download an application form or contact Kirsty and Lindsay in the BGA Office on 0191 208 6160/ for an application form


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