The Vacation Scholarship Scheme is intended for eligible students undertaking an undergraduate degree course at either a Scottish university, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland or The Glasgow School of Art; who have shown exceptional merit during their studies, and who would like to devote some portion of the long vacation to undertake a programme of independent research of direct benefit to their academic work.
At the time of applying applicants must be;
Undergraduates of an eligible Scottish Higher Education Institution (and enrolled at that institution for the entirety of their degree);
In the 3rd year of a 4 year degree, OR in the 3rd or 4th year of a 5 year degree (part-time students must be at an equivalent stage);
Citizens of either the United Kingdom or European Union, OR have been granted permanent leave to remain in the UK/EU;
On track to achieve a 2:1 or higher.
About the project
Your project must be a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of twelve weeks;
Your research project can be carried out at your home university or elsewhere;
A member of staff at your home university must act as a supervisor;
The Scholarship provides a stipend of £250 per week.
The next deadline is 1st April 2019, 5PM;
Applications must be submitted by the student’s project supervisor.