Most deadlines for application are in February/March. The following organisations offer funding for vacation studentships. Further organisations may be found at the HEA 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 25th April 2014

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 Friday 14th March 2014

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 28th February 2014

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 28th February 2014

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

Institute of Cancer Research (London)
http://www.icr.ac.uk/education/research_students/scholarships
Closing date 25th February 2014

MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, London

http://www.csc.mrc.ac.uk/Jobs/SummerStudentships/Undergraduate
Closing date TBA

National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill
http://www.nimr.mrc.ac.uk/summer-studentships
Closing date 28th February 2014

John Innes Centre, Norwich
http://www.jic.ac.uk/students/undergrad_bursaries.html
https://opportunities.jic.ac.uk/summerprogramme
Closing date 12th Jan 2014

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 14th February 2014

The Genetics Society Summer Studentships*
www.genetics.org.uk/Funding/Genesanddevelopmentsummerstudentships.aspx
Closing date 31st March 2014

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 2014

The Society for General Microbiology*
http://www.sgm.ac.uk/en/grants-prizes/all-grants.cfm/harry-smith-vacation-studentships
Closing date 1st February 2014

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 2014

University of Zurich/ETH Zurich
www.biologie.uzh.ch/Studium/Bachelorstudium/GrundstudiumBiologie/UndergraduateSummerSchool.html
Closing date 1st March 2014

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

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 2014

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
http://www.cshl.edu/education/urp
http://www.asbmb.org/summerresearchprogram/Landing.aspx
Closing date 15th January 2014

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