If you have managed to get yourself a research placement and need some money to fund it, start with these:
The College of Science and Engineering advertise a number of summer vacation scholarships, including:
- Barnson Bequest (deadline 1 March 2016)
- British Association Travel Fund (deadline 1 March 2016)
- Carnegie Vacation Scholarships (deadline 15 March 2016)
- College Scholarships (deadline 1 March 2016)
- Deans’ Vacation Scholarships (deadline 1 March 2016)
- EPSRC Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships (deadline 12 April 2016)
- Mackay Greenland Fund (deadline 1 March 2016)
- Weir Fund (deadline 1 March 2016)
The Royal Society of Edinburgh have Robert Cormack Bequest / Piazzi Smyth Bequest Vacation Research Scholarships. Deadline 30 March 2016.
There is also The University of Edinburgh Principal’s Go Abroad Fund -funds available for students to go abroad for a short international experience such as a conference or educational exchange. The deadline is 25 March 2016.