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Durham University Internships and Industry Fund for Computer Science for UG Students 2024

Application for Internships and Industry Fund for Computer Science 2024 are open. The Internships and Industry Fund for Computer Science provides financial assistance to students enrolled on an undergraduate Computer Science or Natural Science course, to support the uptake of internships and other industry activities.

Due to the generous support of Durham Alumnus and former Netflix CPO, Dr. Neil Hunt, the Internships and Industry Fund for Computer Science is in place to support students in taking up a career-enhancing internship, placement or similar work experience opportunity within industry.

About Durham University

Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in nearby Stockton-on-Tees. It was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to commence tuition in England for more than 600 years and claims to be the third oldest university in England (which would make it the seventh or eighth oldest in the UK), although this is disputed. The Durham University estate includes 63 listed buildings, ranging from the 11th-century Durham Castle ... continue reading

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Aim and Benefits of Durham University Undergraduate Scholarship

The aim of the fund is to support students with some of the costs associated with completing an internship, placement or similar activity, both in the UK and internationally. All applications must be made via the application form on this page, and by the deadline.

  • The fund can support with the costs associated with a range of industry activities, including internships, placements and other forms of work experience
  • Both undergraduate and postgraduate students may apply
  • Students must be actively enrolled on a Computer Science or Natural Sciences programme of study
  • Eligible students who complete remote internships/experiences are welcome to apply for an award under ‘supplementary costs’ and/or ‘equipment costs’
  • The total award available per student (per cycle) is £1,500
  • There are approximately 20-30 awards available per cycle and awards are made on a ‘first come, first served’ basis

Applications must be made under one or more the following categories:

  • Travel costs (the maximum award is £600)
  • Accommodation costs (the maximum award is £600)
  • Supplementary costs (the maximum award is £500)
  • Equipment costs (the maximum award is £500)

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Requirements for Durham University Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

Be enrolled as an active student on a Computer Science or Natural Sciences programme AND have a household income of £42,875 or less, as assessed by Student Finance England (or equivalent)

OR

Be enrolled as an active student on a Computer Science or Natural Sciences programme AND be applying to support a Global Internship or similar opportunity

Required Evidence

Confirmation of your current student loan entitlement and Durham Grant

If your household income has not been assessed by the Student Loans Company you will need to provide evidence of your household income in the form of one of the below documents:

  • 3 months of payslips, or
  • Latest annual tax summary document, or
  • An employment contract, or
  • Self-employed accounts


Application Deadline

June 21, 2024


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Durham University on to apply

Please submit the completed Internships and Industry Fund for Computer Science Application Form to [email protected]

It may take several weeks for your application to be considered and processed by the University so please ensure you submit your application in good time before your internship/placement/experience is due to start.

The deadline for applications in this cycle is Friday 21st June 2024.

For more details visit: Durham University website

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