b'IET Futures Fund|13It is extremely important to captureI am fortunate to have been born the interest of young people inat a time when the state paid STEM at an early age. LEGO wasfor my university education. As a instrumental in my early years inPast President of the Institution stimulating my interest and I wouldI am motivated to support the like to encourage todays youngIETs bursary scheme to present people to participate in the IETopportunity for young people FIRST LEGO League and benefitin our discipline to follow their from the scheme. passions and become successful. Professor Sir Christopher SnowdenSir Robin Saxby HonFIET, IET FIET, IET President (2009-10) President (2006-07)My early career benefitted greatlyDuring the early stages of my from the Royal Navys sponsorshipcareer the IET supported and of my engineering degree, followednurtured me when I was most in by multidisciplinary trainingneed of help. It is now a privilege including practical experienceto be able to do the same for and a post-graduate diploma. Iothers and hopefully, they in was lucky. Not many career pathsturn will get to a position where have such extensive financialthey can offer a helping hand to and training support. As IETfuture generations of engineers. President I fully supported ourOurs is a wonderful profession. I impressive educational assistanceam delighted to be able to assist for schools and the scholarshipsothers in joining it.and bursaries for students. IProfessor Bob Cryan CBE DL believe the Engineering HorizonsFIET IET Deputy President Bursaries, particularly for degree(2020-22)apprenticeships, will strengthen industrys skills and capabilities.Commodore Barry Brooks FIET, IET President (2013-14)'