About The Margetts Bursary

The Margetts Bursary in Urban Drainage Engineering bursary is sponsored by CIWEM and RPS Environmental Management Ltd (RPS) to recognise the significant contributions made by Jamie Margetts in the field of urban drainage engineering, both in the UK and internationally.

This bursary has been set up to continue Jamie Margetts' work, by supporting young professionals (early career graduates, or final year undergraduates) to improve their capabilities in the field of urban drainage.

The bursary is of a value of £3,000, and will be awarded annually.

The purpose of the bursary is to:

  • To provide financial support for a young professional to obtain a postgraduate qualification which can support a career in the field of urban drainage.
  • To provide financial support to allow a young professional to carry out a period of research-based study that would significantly contribute to their career development in the field of urban drainage.

Applications open soon

Applications will open soon. In the meantime please consider what research, project, equipment etc you would use your bursary for and how this would tie in with the vision that Jamie Margetts had for sustainable management of water and the environment, which he strived to deliver daily through his role at RPS and his leadership of CIWEM’s Urban Drainage Group.

We look forward to receiving your applications soon!

Previous Winners 

2019 Eleanor Maxfield

2019 Eleanor Maxfield

In 2019, CIWEM and RPS have awarded the Margetts Bursary to Eleanor Maxfield to support her MSc in Flood and Coastal Engineering at Brunel University. This MSc course has been developed by the Environment Agency with HR Wallingford to address the increasing demand for innovative professionals within the sector and targets the most current science, policy and techniques.

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