Undergraduate Academic Research Projects

Programme Details

A number of grants from College funds are available to support undergraduate academic research projects or academic Summer Schools related to their courses, to be undertaken in the Long Vacation at a University, including Cambridge, or other approved academic institutions. All undergraduate students, including finalists, are eligible.

Undergraduates may make one application per year and funding is available from the following funds:

General Fund

To support undergraduate academic research projects or academic Summer Schools.

Peter Munn Fund

To support Engineering students by providing funding for a specific project/research.

Robert Tong Bursary

To offer free accommodation and access to the Library at Queen Mary, University of London during a set period in the Long Vacation. The Robert Tong Bursary will not be offered in Long Vacation 2021. Graduates are also eligible to apply.



The application system will open in the week of 22nd February and the closing date for applications is Thursday 29th April 2021. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in June.

Students who wish to apply will have to complete the Summer Funding Application Form 2021 and upload it to the "Your CV" upload area on the online application form. On the online application form, there is a field about "Previous exchange experience" - please leave this blank as this is not relevant.

Please note that students who are eligible for a Summer Bursary do not need to complete a separate form.

Successful students will be asked to submit a report by 1st October 2021.

Student Services would be happy to respond to informal enquiries and requests for information.