FISITA travel bursary (Automotive Engineers Challenge)


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  • Worldwide


FISITA is one of the world's leading advocates for the education of future automotive engineers. In today's global automotive industry, experience of working as an engineer in another country is extremely valuable.


FISITA offers student engineers the opportunity to apply for a travel bursary, of up to EUR 2000, to help with the costs of taking part in organised work placements (internships, exchange programmes, work placements etc.) in automotive companies and research institutions overseas.



These types of work experience can be life-changing and can lead to permanent jobs after graduation. They also allow students to make new friendships, develop professional contacts and gain invaluable experience in an ever-evolving and exciting industry.

How to apply 

Applications to the Travel Bursary Programme will be considered four times per year, at the end of each quarter. Applications can be made at any time throughout the year. 

To be eligible to apply for FISITA Travel Bursary, you must:

  • Be studying engineering at undergraduate or postgraduate level at a recognised college or university
  • Have arranged an industry or research placement in an automotive company or organisation overseas*
  • Be a member of a FISITA Member Society 
  • Be registered as a FISITA Friend for Life

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Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

Bursaries up to EUR 2000.

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