What is Student Project Sponsorship?
This is an opportunity for undergraduate students from Northern Europe to have an extra boost for their projects to be the best they can be. NI will select 10 individual or team projects to sponsor and will offer several benefits that can take a project from good to award-winning.
NI is offering sponsorship packages to students in 2016/17 and those selected will be announced in November 2016. As well as cash, NI will provide a donation of NI equipment to enable students to instrument or automate systems. Training and NI Engineers will be made available to ensure success in using NI technologies.
How NI Supports Student Projects
|€500 Cash||This can be spent on any aspect of your project and will be given in the equivalent in your local currency.|
|€2,500 NI Equipment||NI Hardware for your project, based on your project requirements, maximum budget for NI hardware £2500.|
|2 Online Training Courses||Two instructor lead courses as well as access to self-paced online training to gain the skills needed to use NI equipment and apply effectively to your student or team project.|
|Direct contact with an applications engineer||An NI contact to answer any questions and to help shape your project into a strong study for submission to the global and Northern European Student Design Competition.|
|Awareness for your project||
Eligibility & Requirements
To be eligible for sponsorship, you must be an individual or a team who AT TIME OF SPONSORSHIP must be:
- 18 years of age or older; and enrolled as a student at an accredited university that would award a bachelor’s, masters or doctorate degree.
- A student in the Northern European Region (UK, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Netherlands & Sweden)
Students are required to submit a short proposal including business goals for the upcoming season and how they would use the sponsorship money: The instructions for this you can find below; Including further details on guidelines and expectations.
Applications are accepted until Midnight on the 6th November 2016. Finalists will be decided by November 14th.
Email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Examples of past projects that NI has supported:
Developing a Miniature Locomotive for the IMechE Railway Challenge
University of Southampton
Implementing a Full Chassis Control Module for Formula Type Vehicle
Lund Formula Student Engineering
Stratos II: Launching a Rocket to a Record Altitude of 21.5 km
Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering
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If you are interested in finding out how NI can work with your project please contact our Academic Team