Call for Students:CNIO Summer Training Programme in Spain, 2013
The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre(CNIO) announces up to 7 summer training opportunities for undergraduate university students of any nationality. Students should be in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics). The programme will run from June 24 to August 16 (8 weeks). Travel expenses and meals will be covered by the CNIO for summer training programme students during their stay at the center. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic record and the personal statement. Applications should be sent online.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship offers research training opportunities in the Life Sciences.
Course Level: This scholarship offers research training opportunities to students interested in pursuing a research career in the Life Sciences.
Scholarship Provider: The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
Scholarship can be taken at: Spain
Eligibility: -Applicants must be an undergraduate university student in your final two years of Life Sciences or Bio medicine -related studies (in any country) and planning on pursuing a career in the Life Sciences.
-Applicants must have an excellent academic track record with a Grade Point Average (GPA) above 0.75(with your GPA as the numerator and the highest possible GPA as the denominator).
-Applicants must have a good knowledge of English.
-Applicants must be available from June 24to August 16(8 weeks) to attend the training programme . If you cannot be at the CNIO during this period, you will not be eligible for the programme.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The programme runs from June 24 to August 16, 2013, and is open to undergraduate students of any nationality who are in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Biology, Bio medicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics). Travel expenses and meals will be covered by the CNIO for summer training programme students during their stay at the center.
Number of awards offered: Up to 7 summer training positions will be awarded during 2013 to undergraduate university students in their final two years of bio medicine-related studies in any country.
Duration of award(s): The training programme will run from June 24 to August 16(8 weeks) and will consist of 312 working hours–the actual timetable will be mutually agreed on by the students and the programme director. The intensive nature of the programme requires a full-time commitment (40 hours per week) from the participant. Students are required to participate in all scheduled activities.
What does it cover? Not known
Selection Criteria: Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic records and motivation letter. In case of equal merits, students in their final year of studies will be given preference.
Notification: Selected applicants will be notified at least one month prior the beginning of the stay.
How to Apply: Only on line applications will be considered. To apply go to http://www.cnio.es/ing/cursos/practicasverano.asp and complete the application form, choosing three lab oratories in order of preference. Please attach your CV in pdf format; doc and rtf formats are also accepted. Please note that the size of this document must not exceed 1MB.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for applications: 21st April 2013.
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