Applications are invited for research bursaries for undergraduate students wishing to pursue a 6 week summer research project in the School of Computer Science, starting on 14th June 2021, and finishing on 23rd July 2021. Four scholarships are available, each with a bursary of 1,000 euro.


These internship bursaries are available to all undergraduate students in NUI Galway’s College of Science and Engineering and other Irish HEI’s who have a significant computing aspect to their degree. Students in NUI Galway’s College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies who have taken computer science modules are also eligible to apply. 

Eligible supervisors are listed under “Academic Staff” on the School of Computer Science website. Candidates should make contact directly with a prospective supervisor to discuss a project and to arrange for the submission of the required recommendation by the prospective supervisor.

Academic Co-ordinator

The academic Co-ordinator is Dr Karl Mason.  For any queries, students can email

Possible Project Descriptions

Please click Summer Research 2021 for a list of available project descriptions and associated supervisors.

Application Deadline

*****Extended to 5pm, Friday, 28th May 2021.

How to Apply:

Students should email a single pdf file to containing:

  1. Your Full Name and Student ID.
  2. The name of the proposed project supervisor and a copy email confirming their agreement to act as supervisor.
  3. A short description of the research project (200 words maximum).
  4. A table containing percentage grades for all university modules completed to date. Provisional results for Semester I of the current academic year should be included.

There is no official application form.


Applications will be evaluated by members of the School's Research and Graduate Studies Committee. Students will be ranked based on their academic grades, the proposed research project and the supervisor's recommendation of the application.