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URSS Application 2021

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 is now open and 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..

Are you an international student? (required)
If yes, do you have a Tier 4 visa to study at Warwick? (required)

Part 1 - Project Details (to be completed by the applicant)
Please ensure that your project finishes far enough in advance of the URSS deadline to ensure that you have enough time to complete and submit the Moodle URSS Experience that is a requirement.
Will your project involve travel outside the UK? (required)
If yes, please provide details. Please not that you will be required to provide a full travel itinerary and risk assessment if you are travelling outside the UK.
Will you be applying for any other funding? (e.g. Energy GPR, WMG, Infineum) (required)
Have you previously undertaken a URSS project? (required)
Ethics consideration - you may want to discuss this with your supervisor before completing.
Personal Data
All successful URSS applicants may be invited to participate in other opportunities to showcase their research at University exhibitions and events, such as the International Conference of UG Research. This may involve passing your details and project information onto other departments within the University. If you do not wish your details shared, please tick here.

Terms & Conditions of Application Please note your application will be refused if you do not/cannot agree with all the Term & Conditions.
Terms & Conditions (required)
Part 2 - Departmental Support (to be completed by your Academic Supervisor)
Do you agree with the student’s research project proposals above? (e.g. dates, destination, budget,ethics etc) (required)
Please note that if the project is successful we will require full travel assessment details.
Is this part of an ongoing research project/initiative? (required)
Supporting information from the supervisor about the project
Please note, the student's application will be refused if you do not/cannot agree with the Terms & Conditions set out by the URSS.
Terms & Conditions (required)
Privacy notice
This data on this form will be used in conjunction with the Undergraduate Research Support Scheme (URSS) at the University of Warwick. We will store this information and your contact details for 10 years for use only in conjunction with the URSS, but we will not send you information beyond that which you have requested.
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