4 Genomics Data Science Summer Scholarships available at the University of Galway in 2024

The CRT will provide 4 summer scholarships at the University of Galway for undergraduate students in 2024.


  • Develop students research skills by giving them the opportunity to undertake a short research project.
  • Enable students to understand how their skills can be applied in a research environment.
  • Provide training and supervision so they develop new skills and specialist knowledge.
  • Stimulate their interest in a career in genomics data science.


Application guidelines

  • Eligibility of applicants
    1. Open to students at any stage but priority will be given to students that will be going into their final year this Sept.
    2. Degree related to maths, computing, biomolecular and biomedical sciences, medicine.
    3. From any nationality and university, provided they are residents in the EU and receiving full-time instruction at a university, college, school or other educational establishment.
  • Application procedure
    1. A list of supervisors willing to host summer internships is provided in the table below. Students should contact supervisors to find a supervisor who is willing to support their application and supervise them for a 4-6 -week summer project.
    2. Supervisors can only be associated with one application- if more than one student is interested in doing a project with a supervisor then the supervisor will need to decide which student’s application to support.
    3. Students should email a single pdf file to with:
      1. The name of the proposed project supervisor.
      2. The title and a short description of the research project (200 words maximum). Only computational projects will be considered.
      3. A short motivational statement from the student (200 words)
      4. A table containing percentage grades for all university modules completed to date. Provisional results for 23/24 academic year should be included.
      5. A letter of recommendation from the proposed supervisor
  • Closing date 31st May 2024
  • The scholarship  provides funding at a rate of €400/week for a maximum of 6 weeks
  • Applications will be reviewed by the CRT management team and applicants will be notified of the outcome in early June.
  • The projects can be completed at any time during the summer as agreed by the student and supervisor.
  • Students will be expected to provide a report at the end of the scholarship.
  • Any queries to


Potential Supervisors

Supervisor name Supervisor email
Andrew Flaus
Matthew Dorman
Corrado Santocanale
Nicola Miller
Cathal Seoighe
Derek Morris
John Ferguson
Lars Jermiin


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