in2scienceUKorganises two week science, technology,
engineering and maths (STEM) placements
for year 12 students during the summer holiday.

Apply now

What our students say

What happens
during the programme?

  • Attend a 2 week work placement to work on cutting edge research alongside STEM professionals at their workplace
  • Develop a project and learn a number of scientific techniques and theories
  • Attend workshops including ‘STEM careers’, ‘How to get into a top university’ and subject enhancement days
  • Bursaries are available to cover travel expenses

This unique experience will give you insight
into the STEM sector and the skills, knowledge and confidence
to successfully apply to a STEM degree


Who is eligible?

Our programme is designed to support students from low socioeconomic backgrounds with a passion for STEM subjects.

You may be eligible if you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Receive Education Maintenance Allowance or Pupil Premium
  • Received Free School Meals in year 11 or receive Free Meals at sixth form
  • Have parents who do not have a university degree

Students need to be available for at least 2 weeks in the summer holidays and should live within a reasonable commute (60 minutes) of one of our placement locations throughout southern England
as we do not organise accommodation for students.

How do I gain
a placement?

simply fill out the application form here What our students say

what happens next?

Students are shortlisted in May and invited to attend a short interview, where you learn more about the programme and speak with an in2scienceUK coordinator about your science interests.


Watch our videos to find out more


in2scienceUK provides over 1000 STEM placements

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    of in2scienceUK participants have progressed to University

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    of in2scienceUK participants progress to a top university

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    of in2scienceUK participants would recommend an in2scienceUK placement to others