The Katie Wilkinson Placement Year Scholarship

Katie was an ENV undergraduate (on the Year Abroad in North America programme) from 2002-2006. She died in April 2006 while being treated for leukaemia and was subsequently awarded a posthumous First Class Honours Degree in Environmental Sciences. The Katie Wilkinson Research Scholarship has been established as a Registered Charity (No. 1117991) in memory of Katie.

Funds from the charity are available to support undergraduates in the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA towards their Placement Year.

This scholarship is for current undergraduate students in Environmental Science only.

Type of Course

  • Undergraduate

Funding Type

  • Maintenance

Total Value


Annual Value


Number Available per Year


Years Available

  • 2023


  • UK Fees


  • Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Science


Environmental Sciences


Any in Environmental Sciences

Country / Region

  • Any

Academic Excellence

Demonstrate academic potential

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

Only current undergraduate UEA students can apply.

Restrictions with other scholarships

No other donor-funded scholarships/awards

Application Process

​​To be considered for this scholarship to support your placement year in 2022/23, please complete an application form. The deadline for applications is January 2023.

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Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions