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:

Undergraduate education

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


Undergraduate education

For undergraduates who are thinking of a research career.

Republic of Ireland

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


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

Public health

Develop your research career

Find out how else we support undergraduates.

Key dates

We consider applications once a year.

2018 round

  • Applications deadline

    26 February 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Decision

    May 2018

Contact us

If you have a question, contact:

Contact our information officers if you need help with our online grants system (Grant Tracker).