The Sir Frank Whittle Medal is awarded to an engineer for outstanding and sustained achievements in any engineering discipline by an engineer resident in the UK.
The recipient of the Sir Frank Whittle Medal will be selected by the Royal Academy of Engineering's Awards Committee.
The Award consists of a medal and will be awarded annually. The Medal will not be awarded if in any year the Academy so decides.
Nominations can be submitted by anyone who would like to highlight contributions to engineering excellence.
Nominations must include the following information:
- Details of the nominee.
- Citation of not more than 500 words describing the nominee's outstanding and sustained achievement in any engineering discipline.
- CV of no more than two pages should be attached, relevant to the award.
- Letters of support from two referees. At least one of the referees should be from outside the nominee's organisation. The nominator should not be one of the referees.
Self-nominations are not accepted, however, if you are interested in this award but do not know of anyone to nominate you, please contact the Academy.
Only completed nominations will be considered. Please ensure that the nomination form is complete with a CV and letters of support at the time of submission.
Each nominator can submit up to three nominations for the Award in any year.
Submissions must be made via the Academy’s Grant Management System by no later than 5pm on Monday 5 February 2024.
The Academy is committed to diversity and welcomes nominators and nominees from women and other groups who are currently under-represented across engineering, as well as recognising the full breadth of engineering.
If you have any queries about your nomination, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.