ARM Ltd and the University of Liverpool are offering exciting and generous scholarship and internship opportunities for one or two students from India to study for a microelectronics Master's degree at the University of Liverpool undertaking their project work as paid interns at ARM R&D in the UK.  This is the 9th year that this scholarship is offered.

Scholarship Package

  • An ARM R&D Award of £6,200
  • A guaranteed 4 month internship with ARM R&D in Cambridge UK with graduate intern level salary
  • An 'Indian Regional Award' from the University of Liverpool worth £1000 tuition fee reduction

The scholarship package will approximately cover the tuition fees of the Master's course.



Scholarships are open to students holding an offer for the MSc(Eng) Microelectronic Systems (preffered) or MSc(Eng) Microelectronic Systems and Telecommunication at the University of Liverpool's Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics for Sept entry. 

Applicants should have:

  • First class BSc, BE or BTech degree in a relevant subject (ideally Computer Science with a good background in computer hardware)
  • Multi-disciplinary interest in Computer Science and Electronics engineering
  • Desire to advance Internet of Things technology and applications
  • A keen and demonstrable interest in research relating to security of embedded systems, wireless sensor networks, ubiquitous computing, human computer interactions, distributed systems, data mining and visualization, energy harvesting, ultra low power design
  • Experience and ability with prototyping/scripting languages, object oriented software design, embedded system design using C, web applications development
  • Experience in embedded systems design, system on chip or IC design
  • Good English language skills (minimum IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 230 + ER 4.0 or 70% in English at Standard XII from central or metro state boards)


Candidates holding an MSc offer should submit an online application by May 2013.

Selection interviews will be held at the offices of the University's representatives in India in May/June 2013.  From these interviews, short listed candidates will advance to a telephone interview with a senior ARM engineer in July 2013.