The Royal Society of Chemistry's Industrial Placement Grants are offered in partnership with Cogent Placements Service.
Grants available and eligibility
|Total number of employees|
|≤ 20||> 20|
|Have you hosted an undergraduate chemistry placement student before?*||No||£15,000||£10,000|
*this includes any undergraduate chemistry student who has carried out a 12-month placement in your company, whether funded by the RSC or not.
This funding does not cover pension and national insurance.
We highly recommend you top this funding up to at least £18,500, especially if your company is situated in London or the South East of England. The highly regarded Living Wage Foundation recommends a wage of at least £8.25 per hour (£9.40 per hour in London) based on the cost of living. For more information see www.livingwage.org.uk
The application form
The application will take approximately one hour to complete.
You will need to create a new account for this application form (ie. do not use your EnterprisePlus logon details).
You will need to provide details of the placement project, any additional activities involved in the placement, and expected learning outcomes for the student. If you are not sure what the exact project will be please give an example of a likely one. Please ensure that the project information is sufficiently detailed.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 7 November 2016.
The key criteria we judge on is the quality of the student experience.
This grant is competitive – previous success rates have been between 20% - 40%.
Preference is given to those have not hosted an industrial placement student of any type before.
If you have applied previously but were not successful, we are happy to receive another application. However, please note that your chances of success will be improved if you ensure you have received feedback on why your initial application was not successful.
Please contact us if you have any question on firstname.lastname@example.org
Anayltical Trust Fund
We would like to thank the Royal Society of Chemistry's Analytical Trust Fund for kindly agreeing to help fund the three best analytical chemistry placements.