Most deadlines for application are in February/March. The following organisations offer funding for vacation studentships. Further organisations may be found at the Society of Biology website.

Studentships within Oxford

Lister Summer Vacation Studentship
Open to students wishing to work with previous Lister Fellows In the Biochemistry Department .  Contact Prof. Ilan Davis, Dr Rob Klose or Prof. Judith Armitage.
http://www.lister-institute.org.uk/home/summer-studentships

Departmental Summer Vacation Studentship
Open to students registered for an M. Biochem in Oxford wishing to work in a laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry. (£1600, up to seven studentships)
Further Information
Closing date Friday 24th April 2015

BBSRC Research Experience Placements
Undergraduate vacation bursaries to provide outstanding students with the opportunity to work in one of the BBSRC's top training environments.
Further Information
Closing date TBA

Oxford Cancer Research Centre (OCRC)
PDF File
Closing date TBA

British Heart Foundation Summer Internship.  
Available to work on cardiac biochemistry/physiology at the BHF Centre of Research Excellence in Oxford.   Contact Professor Kieran Clarke, Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. 
http://www.cardioscience.ox.ac.uk/bhf-centre-of-research-excellence/fund

Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine and Nuffield Department of Medicine 
http://www.imm.ox.ac.uk/studentships - closing date TBA
http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/internships - closing date TBA

Some Colleges offer funding for laboratory work in the summer vacation
e.g. Brasenose, Magdalen, St Anne’s.  Apply via the Senior Tutor.

Studentships at Research Institutes in the UK

Cancer Research UK, London
For further information and to apply online visit the website:
http://www.london-research-institute.org.uk/jobs-education/summer-students.  
Closing date TBA

Diamond Light Source
http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Jobs/placements/Current.html
Closing date 1st March 2014

Institute of Cancer Research (London)
TBA

MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, London

http://www.csc.mrc.ac.uk/study-here/summer-studentships/undergraduates
Closing date TBA

National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill
http://www.nimr.mrc.ac.uk/summer-studentships
(Suspended for current year)

John Innes Centre, Norwich
http://www.jic.ac.uk/students/undergrad_bursaries.html
https://opportunities.jic.ac.uk/summerprogramme
Closing date 19th Jan 2015

UCL Institute of Child Health
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/education-ich/vacation_studentships

Studentships from UK institutions 

(*  Potential Supervisor must be member of the society)

Biochemical Society Summer Studentships*
http://www.biochemistry.org/education/vacation.htm
Closing date 11th February 2015

The Genetics Society Summer Studentships*
See Society of Biology site

Biology Undergraduate Research Bursaries Programme 
(Nuffield Foundation /Society of Biology)
http://www.societyofbiology.org/get-involved/grants/undergraduate-studentships
Closing date 14th February 2014

The Physiological Society Vacation Studentship Scheme*
http://www.physoc.org/undergraduate-vacation-studentship-scheme
Closing date 31st January 2015

The Society for General Microbiology*
http://www.sgm.ac.uk/en/grants-prizes/all-grants.cfm/harry-smith-vacation-studentships
Closing date 10th February 2015

Wellcome Trust
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/PhD-funding-and-undergraduate-opportunities/index.htm
Closing date 14th February 2014

Studentships outside the UK

Amgen studentships (Stockholm/Munich/Cambridge)
http://www.amgenscholars.eu/about_amgen_scholars/host_universities/europe_program

EPFL Lausanne
http://sv.epfl.ch/summer-research
Closing date 31st January 2015

University of Zurich/ETH Zurich
www.biologie.uzh.ch/Studium/Bachelorstudium/GrundstudiumBiologie/UndergraduateSummerSchool.html
Closing date 1st March 2015

Biocenter Vienna Summer School
http://www.vbcphdprogramme.at/summer-school/how-to-apply
Closing date 31st January 2015

Grenoble
Project on Molecular Dynamics and modelling.  Contact Dr Sylvia McLain in the Dept of Biochemistry, Oxford.

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok
Contact Dr Jeanne Salje

ERASMUS placements
http://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus/doc892_en.htm

USA placements
Howard Hughes Medical Centre
http://www.janelia.org/student-programs
Closing date 15th January 2015

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
http://www.cshl.edu/education/urp
http://www.asbmb.org/summerresearchprogram/Landing.aspx
Closing date 15th January 2015

Other Internship Opportunities and Vacation Placements

 

 

 

 





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