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Wellcome Trust's Biomedical Vacation Scholarships

two researchers in PPE taking water samples

Two researchers taking water samples from a river

Apply by Monday 4 March

Offered in partnership with the University of Nottingham, the Wellcome Trust’s Biomedical Vacation Scholarships are designed to provide promising undergraduates from underrepresented groups, the opportunity of hands-on research experience during the summer vacation, with the aim of encouraging them to consider a career in research. Paid at the national living wage, the eight week projects provide undergraduate students with professional experience and support their future applications for postgraduate study and research jobs.

What the scholarships involve

With support from one of our Research Hosts, you will spend 6-8 weeks working as a researcher at the University of Nottingham. We will have a selection of exciting research projects to choose from which will offer a variety of learning situations to enhance your research skills, expand your network of contacts and get an introduction to life as a postgraduate researcher at the University of Nottingham.

What scholars receive

  • Hands on experience in a live research environment
  • A basic salary at the real Living Wage plus holiday pay and National Insurance Contributions
  • Where applicable a contribution towards travel expenses 

Find out more an apply >

Posted on Wednesday 7th February 2024

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