Student sponsorships

Are you a student completing an energy from waste or renewable energy technology dissertation? Would you like to win up to £1,000 and gain access to a range of industry contacts?

Privilege Finance is currently looking for students whose project or dissertation is linked to the following topics:

  • Energy from waste
  • Renewable energy technology for anaerobic digestion
  • Renewable energy engineering for anaerobic digestion
  • Carbon capture
  • Energy storage technology
  • Renewable heat technologies
  • Hydrogen
  • New emerging technology

Privilege is a leading specialist funding provider for energy from waste projects, having invested in over 60MW of projects in the UK.

In exchange for access to your work the winner of the prize will win one day of mentoring with the Privilege team, and access to the business’ contacts and network for a 12-month period, along with £1,000 upon completion of the project. Two runners up will also receive the same mentoring and networking opportunities, along with £750 upon completion of the project.

Applications are now closed for this year. Follow us on LinkedIn to keep up the latest announcements.

Privilege Finance Dissertation Sponsorship application form (Word)

Privilege Finance Dissertation Sponsorship application form

SCOPE: The Privilege Process


Share your plans with us, tell us where you’ve got to and the financial input you need.


Following due diligence, we will consider the best finance offering tailored to your individual project and its complexity

On Time

Our programme management team will support your project team to get your project operational, on time and to budget


We have experts who can guide you the through commissioning and optimisation of your projects to get the most out of your investment


Upon completion, we will support you through your entire journey with us

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