Friday, December 10, 2010

HRB Student Scholarships

Students interested in spending next summer in the Geary Institute or other research groups should think about this excellent scheme. as one potential route.

HRB Grants and Fellowships

Summer Student Scholarships
Training / Career Development
Opening Date:
8 December 2010
Closing Date:
26 January 2011
HRB Summer Student Scholarships 2011

The Health Research Board invites applications for summer scholarships from undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to support their participation in research during Summer 2011. The purpose of the student scholarships is to encourage an interest in research and to give the student an opportunity to become familiar with research techniques.

WHO should apply?

Undergraduate students who are not in the final year of their degree course who are studying in a health-related discipline at a university in Ireland.

In line with the HRB strategy the project must fall within one of the following research areas: clinical research, health services research, population health sciences research or applied biomedical research. Applications that focus solely or predominantly on basic biomedical research are not eligible.

WHAT is the value of the award?

The amount paid will be €250 per week for a maximum of eight weeks.

WHEN is the DEADLINE for applications?

Wednesday 26 January at 12.00 noon.

HOW can one apply?

Applications must be made online using the HRB eGrants system. Please note that for the purposes of the Summer Student Scholarship Scheme, when registering with eGrants, the Student is considered to be the Principal Investigator.

Further information is available in the Guidelines for Applicants document below.

Patricia Cranley

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