Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Research Students

We have a special scholarship for all students to obtain additional research and employment experience during their degree.

If you qualify for the Undergraduate Research Scholarship, you may also qualify for the Sheffield Global Scholars Scholarships. All our students (irrespective of performance or A-level grades) are eligible to apply to participate in the Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) scheme.

If you'd like to talk to someone about our Undergraduate Research Scholarships then email chemistry-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk or telephone + 44 (0)114 222 9500.

Undergraduate Research Scholarships

You get

A six-week paid summer placement in one of our laboratories to obtain additional research and employment experience.

You need

  • AAA grades at A Level (or equivalent) or higher. There is no need to apply for this scheme. The award will be made automatically to all qualifying students.
  • To maintain a good performance (average 60% or higher) during your degree.

Details

  • For all our undergraduate courses (BSc and MChem/MPhys).
  • You will take up the scholarship in the summer between your penultimate and ultimate year of study.
  • You'll work on a research project in one of our state-of-the-art laboratories supervised by one of our academic staff members.
  • The award is only for new undergraduate students starting their first degree.
  • There is no need to apply for this scheme. The award will be made automatically to all qualifying students.