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Summer studentship

Summer studentships - University College London student Janice Lee awarded with a prize for her work in a summer studentship by Dr Sohaila Rastan.

Our summer studentship scheme aims to introduce the best undergraduate students to hearing, deafness and tinnitus research in the UK.

This grant scheme allows undergraduates to take part in a research project during the summer, introducing them to this exciting field of work and encouraging them to consider it for their future careers.

Summary of grant

  • Deadline: The deadline for the 2015 summer studentship scheme has now passed. The call for the 2016 round of funding will be announced in early 2016 
  • Duration: Up to 8 weeks
  • Value: £200 a week towards student living expenses
  • Eligibility: Students and supervisors must be based at recognised UK universities or research institutes

Application procedure

The guidelines and application form for 2015 are below – please note that applications must be submitted by the proposed supervisor. We will acknowledge receipt of your application - if you do not hear from us within 3 days of submitting your application, please email us at to check we have received it.

Selection procedure

Applications will be peer-reviewed if necessary and the most suitable projects selected by Action on Hearing Loss. We will notify successful supervisors as soon as possible, usually within two or three weeks of the application deadline.

Successful candidates are required to submit a short report after their placement has finished. We then award a prize to the student with the best report.

For more information contact:

Biomedical research - beakers.Action on Hearing Loss
19-23 Featherstone Street

Telephone: +44(0)20 7296 8233

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