Summer Scholarships

Funding opportunities and awards to support undergraduate students interested in doing research over the Summer. Highly recommended to all students interested in a career in science or engineering. 


Faculty of Engineering Sciences:

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme [12 weeks]
Eligibility: ALL 2nd & 3rd year students in MAPS or FES
EPSRC Vacation Bursaries [4 - 10 weeks] 
Eligibility: 2nd & 3rd year home/EU students in MAPS or FES
Teaching and Learning Support Studentship [up to 8 weeks] 
Eligibility: Open to all students 

Deadline is typically late March, FES program descriptions

Faculty of MAPS:

International Students Dean's Summer Student Scholarships [8 weeks] 
Eligibility: international students in MAPS Deadline: 24 April 2015
EPSRC Vacation Bursaries [4 - 10 weeks]
Eligibility: 2nd & 3rd years home/EU students Deadline: 17:00, 29 April 2015 

The Ogden Trust:

Summer Student Internships [6 - 8 weeks] 
One or two internships will be made available in the SPiN group thanks to the generosity of the Ogden Trust
Eligibility: open to COYI alumni only. See Ogden Trust alumni internship for details

External Opportunities

    In the UK

    Institute of Physics (IOP) work placements:
    Resources to find IOP-supported work experience IOP opportunities
    National Physical Laboratory (NPL) 
    NPL Summer research placements details and open applications


    German Academic Exchange Service  (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) [8 - 12 weeks]
    Deadline typically in January, RISE program description
    Amgen Scholars
    Deadline typically early February, placements in Europe and Japan
    Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
    Deadline typically late February, SURF program description
    Lego 2 Nano Summer School (Beijing, PRC) [2 weeks] 
    2015 program information

    Searchable Databases 

    Gradcracker Careers for Science, Engineering & Technology Students
    Internship listings for Summer and year-long placements