Recently, MGF Director Steve Hesketh, attended the University of Salford to present students with this year’s Scholarship Awards.
Each year, scholarships are offered by MGF Director Steve Hesketh on behalf of the company to encourage future careers in civil engineering. Since 2013, MGF have helped 20 students at Salford University with the annual awards.
The Civil Engineering students who received the awards are now enrolled on the MGF Undergraduate Scholarship Programme, which currently provides scholarships for selected undergraduate students within the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford.
After the awards were formally presented by Steve and Professor Sheila Pankhurst (Dean of School), the university hosted a donor reception for all involved. After which both MGF Director Steve and Research & Development Manager Andrew Wilson, were taken on a tour of the new Maker Space Research & Development Centre at the school.
The scholarships are a part of a long term partnership between MGF and the University of Salford to provide financial assistance for the study of Civil Engineering, support teaching and research in MGF’s area of specialist temporary works, encourage the study of maths and science within local schools and provide both employment and work experience opportunities locally.
As a company, MGF are committed to investing in our people and in the communities in which we operate.
Steve Hesketh, MGF Director, states;
“Another excellent group of scholars that we can assist. The University of Salford continues to attract high calibre students into Engineering and provide them with an excellent education. MGF are very proud to work and be associated with the University.”