Bursaries for Undergraduate Students

Here is a list of the most recent work experience bursaries available to undergraduate students. There are also other external sources of funding which may be available to you.

Funding Body
Student Eligibility Student Stipend (per week)
Duration Deadline  Contact
BBSRC

Basic Sci or Vet degree

Middle yrs of first degree

Expected 2:1 or 1st

 £200 Up to 10 wks
 TBA debbie.hall@bbsrc.ac.uk
British Society for Cell Biology
Middle yrs of first degree
 £180 Up to 8 wks
31 March 2015 harwoodaj@cardiff.ac.uk
Society for General Microbiology
Penultimate yr undergrads (UK)
  £185 Up to 8 wks
10 Feb 2015
grants@sgm.ac.uk
Wellcome Trust

Basic Sci, Den or vet degree

Middle yrs of first degree

Med students between end of 2nd yr adn end of penultimate yr

  £180 Up to 8 wks
13 Feb 2015 
vacschol@wellcome.ac.uk
Work Experience Research Bursary All first, second and penultimate year undergraduates up to £500 Summer vacation March 2015 internships@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Birmingham Cancer Research UK Centre Second year undergraduates £180 8 weeks March 2015

Download application form[.doc]

For assistance with application, contact stepintoresearch@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Biochemical Society Second year undergraduates £200 per week Up to 8 weeks 11 Feb 2015 TBA
University of Birmingham Undergraduate Research Experience Scheme       29 March 2015 TBA
University of Birmingham Gateway Bursary Scheme all undergraduate students except those in their final year, from certain priority groups up to £2,000   12 April 2015 Apply via website
Sir Arthur Thompson Charitable Trust       TBC