Summer 2017 Funding

Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarships 2017

Health Research Board - Summer Student Scholarships 2017


1. Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarships 2017

Closing date for applications: 27th February 2017

2. Health Research Board - Summer Student Scholarships 2017

Summary: All grant applications are made through the HRB Grants E-Management System (GEMS)

The nominated Host Institution will approve and submit each application on behalf of the applicant. Please make this a time consideration when preparing your grant application. Please see the Guidance Notes for further details.

The Health Research Board invites applications for Summer Student Scholarships from undergraduate students in a health or social care-related discipline to support their participation in research during the summer months in 2017. The purpose of the student scholarships is to encourage an interest in research and to give the student an opportunity to become familiar with some research techniques.

  • Who should apply? Undergraduate students who are studying in a relevant discipline at a university/third level institute in Ireland but not in the final year of their degree course and who have not previously received a Summer Student Scholarship from the HRB. In line with the HRB strategy the project must fall within one of the following research areas: patient oriented research, health services research or population health 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 and is paid to the student by the nominated Host Institution.
  • How can one apply? Applications must be made online through the HRB GEMS online system (  is the deadline for applications? Applications must be submitted on the HRB GEMS system.
  • The deadline for the submission of applications is Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 13.00.
  • How can one apply? Applications must be made online through the HRB GEMS online system. Please refer to Guidance Notes and the HRB website for further details on the GEMS system ( Please read the Applicant Guidance Notes and FAQ for further information.
  • HRB Contact: Kasia Piotrowska-Millane (