Chemistry Undergraduate Research Scholarships

We're helping the next generation of chemistry researchers get even more lab experience with a paid summer research placement. New students starting any of our undergraduate courses in 2018, who meet the criteria, will automatically be offered a placement to complete during the summer immediately before the final year of their course.

You get:

  • A paid six-week summer placement in one of our state-of-the-art research laboratories
  • An extra chance to put your research skills into practice, working with our academic staff
  • Even more work experience to include on your CV

To qualify, you need:

  • AAA or above at A level, or equivalent
  • To maintain an average grade of 60% or higher

Learn more about our accredited undergraduate courses:

Undergraduate study

Other scholarship opportunities 

You might also be eligible to attend an overseas summer school as part of the University of Sheffield's Global Scholar's scheme. Learn more

Student story

Hannah did a summer placement in working with researchers in theoretical chemistry.

Hannah Fowler

Some of my work contributed towards a research paper and I was credited as a contributing author – something I never imagined could happen to an undergraduate!

HANNAH FOWLER, MChem Chemistry

Contact us

If you have any questions about our undergraduate research scholarships, or anything else related to our undergraduate courses, let us know.

Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 9500