Funding for summer experience

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.



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