The URSS is great opportunity lead your own research project, develop valuable transferable skills, enhance your CV and career prospects, as well as building your confidence.
This year the URSS funded 215 undergraduate students to carry out a summer project, with 45 students applying to carry out their research project.
To apply you will need to find a supervisor, an academic or post doctoral student, and discuss the project with them before applying. The URSS application will open on Monday 5 October 2020 should be completed in conjunction with your lead supervisor by the closing date of Sunday 28 February 2021 at 11:59pm. Please note that this is the absolute deadline and we will not be able to accept any further applications beyond this date. You will need to prepare the content of the application with your supervisor in advance in order to complete the online application.
The URSS application Review Board will meet in March and the outcome will be communicated by email to both staff and students in April 2021.
We are also pleased to announce that the EUTOPIA partnership are offering funding to carry out a URSS summer project at one of the EUTOPIA campuses. The application deadline is Sunday 28 February 2021..