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Prizes and Awards

The Society has presented awards and medals since its earliest days. More recently it has instituted a prize of a medal and a book token for the best student in the Scottish Qualifications Certificate Higher examination that the Council believe most closely matches the objects of the Society. From 2012 this was the examination in Technological Studies and from 2016 the Engineering Science syllabus. From 2018 an award has also been made for the best student in the Advanced Higher Engineering Science examination.

To commemorate the Society's bicentenary a Travel Scholarship was instituted for Scottish undergraduates in STEM subjects.

Technological Studies Higher Prize
2012 Euan Walker Marr College, Troon
2013 Catriona Sinclair George Watson's College
2014 Suzie Neave George Watson’s College
2015 Michael Hain Hutchesons' Grammar School
Engineering Science Higher Prize
2016 Scott Bennie Bishopbriggs Academy
2017 Agnijo Banerjee Grove Academy, Dundee
2017 Calum McHugh Lornshill Academy, Alloa
2017 Hanming Liang Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh
2017 Aidan Poon George Watson’s College, Edinburgh
2018 Timothy Brewis Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen
2019 Gilleasbuig Peterson Dollar Academy, Dollar
2022 Robin Ferguson Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow
Engineering Science Advanced Higher Prize
2018 Vasilii Hill Madras College, St Andrews
2019 Timothy Brewis Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen
2022 Logan Suddaby Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline
Bicentenary Travel Scholarship
2023 Ann-Kathrin Hoffmann University of Edinburgh
2024 John Whitfield University of Edinburgh
2024 Ed Riley University of Edinburgh