2022 SURE Scheme
Applications for the 2022 SURE Scheme will open in February 2022, you can find out more at the SURE Showcase on Tuesday 14 February 2022, 5-7pm.
All applications will need to comply to University and Government restrictions and policies at the time of the project. Project applications with any element of in-person activity (such as lab or other non desk-based work) will need to include full details of how the project could be altered to be conducted online, should circumstances require this.
Applying for SURE
- Both Supervisor and Student must be named at application (not retrospectively recruited)
- Only one SURE application will be considered per student or member of staff. Please do not submit multiple applications.
- Must be a University of Sheffield student in their penultimate year of undergraduate study, although those on a 4 year course may apply in their 2nd or 3rd year.
Please note: Scholarships cannot be provided to first year or final year students.
- Cannot have participated in SURE previously. Students may undertake SURE only once during their time at University.
Please note: Students are welcome to re-apply if their previous application has been unsuccessful and if they are still eligible.
- Must be available over the first 6 weeks of the summer vacation period - though there is some flexibility on start/end dates.
- Must have a keen interest in the subject of their choice.
Successful SURE students are awarded a bursary for their projects. Bursaries are awarded based upon the standard rate of up to a maximum of £1,250 for a six-week full-time project.
Must be employed by the University of Sheffield.
Must be either;
- Academic staff,
- Research associates with demonstrable experience of supervising student research, or
- PhD students with an experienced named member of academic staff available to support them during the project, in the role of guarantor/ mentor. This will need to be reflected in the supervisor requirements.
Must be available to support the student researcher during the 6 week project.