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


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5157

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.


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.




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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