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Females in Motorsport x McLaren Applied: STEM Search

The competition is now closed. The winner will be contacted on the 8th of June due to the extension of the competition.

Females in Motorsport and McLaren Applied are looking for an amazing woman in STEM!

We are looking for someone who is currently studying for a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) subject at a UK place of education. You can be of any age over 18 and at any stage of your education.

The winner will be invited to attend an event at the famous McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) on Friday 24th June to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2022. The event includes a tour of MTC, including the Boulevard and the McLaren Applied production facility, lunch and a Q&A session with women working in STEM careers at McLaren Applied, including a one-to-one ‘speed session’. Should the winner identify a potential mentor, they will receive on-going mentorship for up to a year.

To apply you need to submit a video answering the following questions:

What do you love about STEM and why? What would change for you if you got this opportunity?

We're not looking for the best video quality or editing skills but we want to see your creativity and passion shine through. Tell us why we should pick you!

Please ensure the video is between 30 and 60 seconds long and upload it to YouTube as a Private or Unlisted video.

McLaren Applied

McLaren Applied's vision is to pioneer a better future by uniquely applying data science, design and engineering to deliver breakthroughs in performance. It has built upon a 30-year heritage in electronics and data systems derived from motorsport to successfully move into new sectors

including automotive and public transport. The company’s focus is on electronic systems, electric drive, telemetry, software, sensor technology and predictive analytics. Latest products include innovative 800v Silicon Carbide inverters for electric powertrains, robust connectivity solutions with 5G for public transport and market-leading telemetry, control and analytics products for motorsport. You can learn more about McLaren Applied here.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Entrants must be a woman currently attending a UK university or college and will be required to show proof of studies.

  2. Entrants can be studying for any level of degree (apprenticeship, bachelor's, master's, doctorate etc.).

  3. Entrants must be studying a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths).

  4. Entrants must identify as a woman.

  5. Entrants must be over 18 years old.

  6. Only one application can be submitted per person and all of the required components must be provided to count as an entry.

  7. By entering the competition, you consent to your data being shared with Females in Motorsport.

  8. If you are successful, your data may be shared with McLaren Applied.

  9. The competition closes at 23:00 (GMT) on the 27th May. Any entries submitted after this time will not be counted.

  10. Females in Motorsport reserve the right to discount your application if you do not meet the entrance criteria.

  11. The winner will be contacted on 1st June using the contact details they provide when they enter. If the winner does not respond within 5 days, they will no longer be the winner of the competition.

  12. If you fail to claim the prize within the time limit or fail to comply with any other instructions or time limits notified to you or provide us with incorrect or fraudulent information, you will forfeit your right to the prize. We will then select an alternative winner.

  13. If you are ineligible to take part in the competition (e.g. because of age restrictions), your entry cannot be transferred to anyone else. Another entrant will be selected from the pool of entries.

  14. The winner must be available to attend the prize event on the 24th June and cover their own travel.

  15. If you win a prize, you will be required to partake in reasonable publicity with Females in Motorsport, McLaren Applied and other media partners.

  16. Females in Motorsport and McLaren Applied may publish and publicise your name, image, social media handle and/or profile picture, and your entry, and we may refer to your association with the competition, in any and all media, worldwide, in perpetuity, for publicity and PR purposes.

  17. We may film, photograph and/or record you in connection with the competition and we may use such film, recording and/or photograph(s) for publicity and PR purposes in any and all media, worldwide in perpetuity.

  18. By entering and submitting a video, image, audio file or any other materials you are granting us a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free licence in the Intellectual Property Rights (e.g. copyright) in any or all of them.

  19. You warrant and undertake (i.e. guarantee), that:

a. You own and control all of the rights in your entry, and you have the right to grant the rights set out in these terms and conditions and any Specific Rules;

b. Your entry is personal and related specifically to you (e.g. if you tell a story for your entry, it must be truthful and it must be about you);

c. You have obtained written consent from anyone featured or mentioned in your entry, and your entry (and our and any third party’s use of it) does not and will not infringe the rights of any individual or business (including any intellectual property rights, moral rights, right to privacy, confidentiality, etc.);

d. Your entry does not violate any applicable law or regulation;

e. Your entry does not contain anything which is indecent, untrue, defamatory, unlawful, hateful, threatening, demeaning, inappropriate, obscene, malicious or which is in contempt of court;

f. Your entry will not cause any kind of harm or damage and does not (to the best of your knowledge or belief) contain any virus, malware, spyware or similar.

20. You agree to keep confidential any information which you know or reasonably ought to know is confidential and which relates to Females in Motorsport, McLaren Applied and the competition.


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