Information for Supervisors

The Sheffield Undergraduate Research Scheme (SURE) offers funded opportunities for undergraduate students from any discipline to work in partnership with an academic staff member on a dedicated research project during the summer vacation.

Who can apply?

  • 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.

Why apply?

  • Progress research interests and activities
  • Increase research capacity to test an idea or theory
  • Work with an enthusiast
  • Provide a research opportunity for an undergraduate students

How to apply

  • Applications open in February each year
  • Forms are available on this site
  • Students must submit a joint application with an academic supervisor

2021 Scheme: More information about the scheme, application forms and guidance notes



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