Biomedical Vacation Scholarships

These awards provide promising undergraduates with hands-on experience of research during the summer vacation, with the aim of encouraging them to consider a career in research.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:


Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Type of researcher:

Basic, Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

Stipend of £250 a week

Duration of funding:

6 to 8 weeks

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You're studying for a first degree.

Republic of Ireland

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


You're a clinically qualified medic, vet, dentist or psychologist.

Public health

Key dates

We consider applications once a year.

2017 round

  • Applications deadline

    27 February 2017

  • Decision

    Beginning of May 2017

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact