A photo of Demi, a Laidlaw scholar

Benefits of the Laidlaw Scholarship

As a Laidlaw Scholar you will:

  • Increase your employability by developing your knowledge, skills and confidence in research and leadership.
  • Gain valuable transferable skills in project management, leadership, communications and team working.
  • Undertake a unique research project, which is generously funded over two Summer periods.
  • Gain a Level 5 leadership qualification certified by the Chartered Management Institute.
  • Have the opportunity to showcase your research at high profile events.
  • Have access to coaching and mentoring with qualified coaches and employer mentors.
  • Have access to a network of like-minded peers across the University, the UK and beyond.
  • Receive a £500 per week scholarship payment for the duration of the Research Project periods (5-6 weeks in Summer of 2018 and 5-6 weeks in Summer of 2019)*
  • Be eligible to claim additional funds of up to £1,000 for travel and other expenses (including lab costs)

* Please note that all scholarship payments for this programme are managed by the Laidlaw team and you should contact laidlaw-scholarship@york.ac.uk with any questions.