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Summer Vacation Studentships

Summer Vacation Studentships

Grants are available for stipends of £200 per week for 6 – 8 weeks, and up to £1,600 in total, to support an undergraduate student to carry out a summer lab placement. This scheme not only benefits the student as they get valuable research experience, but the supervisor also gains an extra pair of hands in the lab.

 

"Thomas was involved in a number of on-going projects and he has made significant contributions to some of the background work in a number of these.  He was a pleasure to have in the lab, worked hard and I think that both he and we benefitted considerably."  Alan Berry (Supervisor, University of Leeds, UK)

 

 

"I found the experience incredibly rewarding. Being able to work in a research laboratory has enthused me with a real love for science, and has definitely made me realise that I want to be a research scientist." Lewis Taylor (Student, University of Bath, UK)

 

Interested students must pair up with a potential supervisor, develop a project together, then apply for funding. Applicants (supervisors) must be members of the Biochemical Society working in a university or research institute, and apply for the grant on behalf of the student.

 

Applications for the 2014 Summer Vacation Studentships closed on 14 February 2014 (17:00 GMT)

 

For more information on the grants, or any questions, please contact education@biochemistry.org.

 

General Info

General Information

 

Find out key information about the scheme. Alternatively, you can read our Frequently Asked Questions.


Criteria, guidelines and FAQs
Criteria and guidelines

 

Including when and where to send your report on your studentship and what to include.


Writing your report

Writing your studentship report

 

Guidelines for writing your report and where to send it when you're done.

Report deadline:1 October 2014.

The Eisenthal prize
The Eisenthal prize

 

An annual prize awarded to the top ranked student application form. Find out more and see the previous winners.


Past studentship awards and reports
Past studentships and reports
 

Read reports, blogs and see photos from previous years.


Student blogs

Student blogs

 

Read the blogs from students currently carrying out their summer lab placements.