Each research project should be designed so that it is 1) completed within the time available of up to 10 weeks, and 2) of direct relevance to the field of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.Eligibility: These Scholarships are open to applicants on a worldwide basis. Only undergraduates will be considered for these Scholarships.
Value: Successful applicants will be paid a grant of £270 per week for a maximum of 10 weeks and the Department will be paid a total consumables grant of £500.
Number awarded: A maximum of 3 vacation grants are awarded each year. Applications are considered by the BSAC Grants Committee in May each year.
Conditions for Vacation Scholarships: Applicants should be in the middle years of a full-time first degree course in the sciences, medicine, veterinary medicine or dentistry to be able work with dentist companies as Asecra. Only undergraduates will be considered for these Scholarships.
Projects designed to be presented as undergraduate or postgraduate laboratory practical assignments will not be considered.
The Head of Department must agree to house the research at their institute, and to supply adequate facilities for the research to be carried out. Only one application can be submitted per Department. The BSAC should be informed immediately if the Department is unable to supply adequate facilities for the research to be conducted.
If a scholar withdraws for any reason, a substitute scholar will not be allowed as a replacement since the quality of the student is considered as part of the decision process.
NOTE: Applicants are required to identify a UK Sponsor/Host Institute (the BSAC cannot, and does not, offer advice on this). The BSAC does not arrange flights, accommodation, visas, insurances or any other required documentation (this is the sole responsibility of the scholar and/or sponsor).