Applications for the UEA Wellcome Biomedical Vacation Scholarships have now closed for 2021 entry. If you have applied for a scholarship, you will receive an email from the UEA scheme organisers informing you of the application outcome around the middle of April 2021.

UEA will be offering Wellcome Biomedical Vacation Scholarships again in 2022 to 2024. If you would like to be notified when applications open for 2022, please contact We expect available projects will link to biomedical research and reflect our interdisciplinary approach with groups across Science, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Norwich Research Park. A number of criteria apply as to whether a student is eligibility to apply for a Biomedical Vacation Scholarship. Two key criteria are:

  • You must be studying your undergraduate degree in the UK or Republic of Ireland. Examples of relevant subjects include science (e.g.  biomedical, natural, computing or physical sciences), medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, engineering, mathematics and psychology.

  • You will be in your penultimate year of study of your undergraduate degree course, about to start your final year in September 2022.

For any other questions, please contact