Funding area: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
Are you an undergraduate studying Astronomy looking for a way to further your research skills this summer? The RSE/Cormack Vacation Scholarship scheme is now open for applications.
The Cormack Vacation Scholarship scheme is for undergraduate students studying astronomy who have a class record indicative of good research potential and who would like to further their skills and experience by undertaking a period of research over the summer holiday period.
Applicants should be full-time undergraduates, normally up to and including the Summer before final year. All Scholarships – which have a value of £200 per week – will be funded for up to a total of six weeks. Applications with a clear link to mountain-top observing/data may also be considered for the Piazzi Smyth Bequest Award, also valued at £200 a week.
This call is currently closed for 2019. The RSE is currently undertaking a review of its Research Awards Programme and announcements on future funding opportunities are planned for Spring 2020.
The value of each Cormack Scholarship and the Piazzi Smyth Scholarship is £200 per week, and the maximum length of each Scholarship is six weeks.
The maximum length of each Scholarship is six weeks.