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ABOUT THE PRIZE 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 2019

* 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 2019 must be sent to the British Gear Association by 31st August 2019.

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.  

If you would like to apply for the 2019 joint BGA 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