Sanger Institute Prize Competition 2019 for Undergraduate students (fully funded)

Scholarship

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5157
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Opportunity Description

Sanger Institute Prize Competition is accepting the application from undergraduate students who are from low- and middle-income countries. The Institute will provide a three-month internship for the winning applicants.

Description:

We are thrilled that the Sanger Institute Prize Competition announces this award again. Are you interested to further your knowledge of genomes and in particular to play a substantial role in the sequencing and interpretation of the human genome? This information will underpin research on human biology and diseases in this century and beyond.

Details:

 

 

Key Dates:

  • Time limit: December 6, 2019
  • Deadline for references: 18 December 2019
  • Result announcement: End of January 2020

Level:  undergraduate

Duration: 3 months 

Location: England

Open to: low-and middle-income countries

Value of this award:

The winner receives the following advantages:

  • Covers travel costs
  • Covers accommodations and research expenses
  • Living
  • three months internship with the research group at the Welcome Sanger Institute

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant’s age must be over 18 years old.
  • Applicants must be from low-and middle-income countries including Afghanistan and other countries.
  • Applicant must study in low- and middle-income countries
  • Must be interested in research genomic fields
  • Must be proficient in English

Application process:

Follow the steps below to apply for this competition:

  • fill an application form and then write your scientific interest and mentioning why you want to apply
  • They will be asked to provide two reference
  • Finally, selected students will be asked to write an essay on a given title (will send by email).
  • The outcome will be announced by judges at the end of April 2020.

 

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For more info please visit Sanger Institute Prize Competition

 

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