Summer studentship scheme

Summer studentship scheme

Applications for Summer 2018 have now closed.

This scheme is aimed at undergraduate students who are interested in embarking on PhD studies following graduation. As part of the scheme, students will undertake an 8 week Molecular and Cell Biology themed research project, between July and September. In addition, summer students will benefit from interactions with 3rd year PhD students on the Wellcome Trust PhD programme, who will give tutorials and talks about their research. For eligible supervisors, who are all associated with the Wellcome Trust 4 year PhD programme, visit the supervisors page.

We aim to recruit 6 students each year, with preference given to undergraduate students who have just completed the penultimate year of their studies. Students will be awarded a stipend of approximately £180/week.


To be eligible for a placement you should:

•    Be registered for a basic science degree (including mathematics and engineering)
•    Have Home/EU status
•    Be expected to obtain a First or Upper Second class honours degree

To apply, you will need to send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the scheme and what your research interests are to


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