Applications are open for the Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020, a fully immersive 10-week research project with IPIC and Tyndall’s world-leading research teams.

IPIC and Tyndall Institute are offering a generous, competitive bursary for undergraduate students in physics, mathematics and engineering looking to gain insight into a research environment. This bursary provides the opportunity to work with our world-class research teams in an immersive research experience. Interns will undertake a 10-week research project complemented by a workshop series in which students will learn about communication skills and research commercialisation among others.

IPIC and Tyndall Institute will provide 20 bursaries for their 2020 programme.

To apply for this programme please download the application form and return with your CV and cover letter to Caitriona Tyndall (caitriona(dot)tyndall(at)tyndall(dot)ie).

Feedback from previous participants:

‘The programme has proved an invaluable and extremely enjoyable experience for me, one which I would recommend to anyone seriously interested in a research career in the future.’

‘Spending time in Tyndall has always given me more perspective and understanding as to what a research career means.’

‘This programme has given me a greater insight into a research career. I now have a better idea of what it takes to successfully pursue one.


The application deadline is the 31st of January 2020.

Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020 Application Form

Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020 FAQ