Vacation Studentships

This scheme aims to provide undergraduate students nearing the end of their study with direct experience of working in a research laboratory to stimulate students to pursue a career in scientific research. Applications are made by the potential supervisor. 

Applications for 2020 have closed. The 2021 scheme will be advertised later in the year.

Nutrition Committee - Vacation studentships 2020

The Rank Prize Funds will be again be offering vacation studentships commencing in the Summer of 2020.  A total grant of £3000 per student (£300 per week for 10 weeks) together with up to £500 for consumables (the proposed amount should be justified on the application form) will be available for students to assist in research projects in the fields of human nutrition, animal nutrition and crop husbandry.  Topics should be within the remit of the Committee. Supervisors already actively engaged on appropriate projects can submit an application. The closing date for applications is Monday 10th February 2020. To download the guidelines and application form click here.

Optoelectronics Committee - Vacation studentships 2020

The Optoelectronics Advisory Committee of the Rank Prize Funds will support a number of awards for students in the summer before they commence their final year of undergraduate studies at UK universities which have a major commitment to teaching and research in optoelectronics, including vision and the eye.  The scheme is intended to integrate students in the day-to-day activities of a research group/laboratory and will run during the summer of 2020.  For Guidelines and application form click here.  The deadline for applications is 17th February 2020.