The In2research is a year-long programme that runs alongside your studies or work.
It provides experiences that will help you access postgraduate research degrees and careers.
During this programme, participants will receive:
- 4 workshops delving deeply into key skills such as cover letter writing, analysing research papers, and networking
- 4 mentoring sessions, with a mentor selected based on your subject interests who helps you apply insight from workshops to your career path
- 2 away days to build on your confidence whilst practising key networking skills
- One 8-week research placement including a tax-free stipend of £3000
Welcome to the 2022-23 Programme!
This year’s programme will run in London and Cambridge for people interested in any of the following subject streams:
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Arts and Humanities
The application will take you around 15-20 minutes to complete. We will ask about your background and check your eligibility for the programme.
The application form will ask you to write a short paragraph about why you are interested in:
- postgraduate research
- your research subject interests
- the In2research programme
Applications are now open!
Upcoming information events
Want to find out more before you apply?
We are running 3 online information sessions where the In2research team will answer all your questions about the programme: what it involves, what the main benefits to you are, and how to apply.
These will take place on:
Friday 20 May at 12:00
Wednesday 22 June at 14:00
Thursday 21 July at 18:00
Please book your ticket here!
To be considered for the programme you must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
Be UK-domiciled or have refugee status
Have the right to work in the UK
Be able to work full-time in a research placement in London or Cambridge for an 8-week period between June and August 2023
Be in an eligible year group at university or be a graduate of a STEM, Arts and Humanities, or Social Sciences degree
To be considered for our shortlist, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Previously been a recipient of Free School Meals
at school or sixth-form
Received money during school for your education (e.g. Pupil Premium, EMA, or the 16-19 bursary)
Come from a low socioeconomic background
Deadline: 23:59 on Sunday 31 July
After the deadline, we will review all eligible applications and if you are successful you will be invited to a short interview. If you are successful at interview, you will be offered a place on the programme.
We have 100 places available on the In2research programme in 2022/2023.
75 of these places are funded by Office for Students and Research England, which supports access and participation in research study for Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups – particularly for people from Black British, British Pakistani and British Bangladeshi backgrounds.