Irish Cancer Society Summer Studentships 2020

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Background

The Irish Cancer Society is now accepting applications for the Summer Studentships 2020 programme. The objective of the Irish Cancer Society Summer Studentships is to offer excellent undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a cancer research project and to work with researchers in high-quality research environments. This programme will give students the opportunity to gain research experience at an early stage in their career path.

There are four summer studentship awards available: two translational science summer studentships and two social, nursing, and allied health sciences summer studentships. Applicants can only apply for one type of studentship award.

Translational research summer studentships:

The Irish Cancer Society Translational Research Summer Studentship 2020 programme offers undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a translational cancer research project. This programme is open to students undertaking a biomedical and life science degree. 

The deadline for applications is 3.00pm, Thursday 12 March 2020.

Social, nursing, and allied health sciences summer studentships:

The Irish Cancer Society Social, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences Summer Studentships 2020 programme offers undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a cancer research project and to work with researchers in high-quality research environments. This programme is open to students undertaking a degree in the social, nursing, or allied health sciences.

The deadline for applications is 3.00pm, Thursday 19 March 2020.

Applications to the summer studentships are accessible through the Irish Cancer Society Gateway Grant Tracker online system. Please ensure that you are using the correct application that is relevant to the specific field of your research.

Funding and duration

The total amount available is €2,500 to support the student for a maximum period of eight weeks. Payment to the student for the time period of the project will be made through the host institution. 

Submission

All applications must be submitted through the online grant management system.

The deadline for applications to the Translational Summer Studentship is 3.00pm, Thursday 12 March 2020.

The deadline for applications to the Social, nursing, and allied health sciences summer studentships is 3.00pm, Thursday 19 March 2020.

Grant management system- https://grants.cancer.ie  

Guidelines and documents
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Where we get our funding
Fundraising events, donations, charity shops, corporate giving – these are some of the ways we get our funding.
 

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