LIMS Summer Scholarships

Are you a second or third year undergraduate, or an Honours student at La Trobe University? LIMS is offering summer vacation scholarships across Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecular Design and Nanoscience.

Summer Scholarships

Scholarships are available for students to undertake a six (6) week laboratory-based research project during the 2021-2022 summer vacation period.

The 2021/22 scholarship application period has closed, keep an eye out for 2022/23 opportunities.

Projects can be located at the Melbourne, Bendigo, or Albury-Wodonga campus, or at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) in Heidelberg.

Up to three scholarships per research theme will be available:

Before applying, students must approach potential supervisors to confirm that the supervisor is willing and able to provide a research project for the student in their laboratory.

  • Amount: Up to a maximum of $1,800 ($300 per week tax-free)
  • Starting Date: By negotiation with the supervisor
  • Eligibility: Second or third year undergraduate students or honours students who are taking subjects in the disciplines associated with LIMS – Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Genetics, Pharmacy, and Physics
  • Selection: Based on eligibility, merit, and statement of benefit