The All Ireland Multiple Sclerosis Research Network (AIMS-RN) summer fellowship programme is now open for applications!

We will provide talented undergraduate students with the opportunity to acquire experience in multiple sclerosis (MS) research during the summer of 2023. The aim of the award is to encourage promising undergraduates to consider a research career focused on MS and make discoveries that can ultimately halt disease.

Career stage: Undergraduate level (must be enrolled in a programme).

Host organisations: Research teams that will host the scholarships in the summer of 2022 will be members of AIMS-RN. Collaboration with at least one other AIMS-RN research team is expected, with the possibility of collaborative visit(s).

Stipend: €300/week in Republic of Ireland or £250/week in Northern Ireland.

Start Date: mid-June for a duration of 6 weeks.


  • Must have a strong interest in MS research.
  • Must be studying for an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (e.g. science, medicine, occupational therapy, psychology, bioengineering or similar).
  • Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate course in either the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.
  • Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study by summer 2023.

How to apply:
Send your CV and a 1-page motivation letter combined in a pdf document to info@aims-rn.org.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on March 24th 2023.

Suitable applicants will be shortlisted for interview in April and notified of outcome by the beginning of May 2023.

Students will be required to present their work at the annual AIMS-RN Symposium and help disseminate their work on our website and social media.

For information on previous AIMS-RN summer students, visit https://aims-rn.org.


Melody Cui Sun tells us about her experience as an AIMS Research Network Summer Studentship Awardee in 2021.

Pearse Hillis shares his experience as an AIMS Research Network Summer Studentship Awardee 2021.

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