No experience necessary!

We are looking for:

  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught students (this includes students who may have just finished their undergraduate degree, or are about to embark on a postgraduate taught course)
  • Studying a subject with little to no experience of working with quantitative data, for example social sciences or humanities
  • Open-minded and willingness to learn new skills
  • Motivated and driven to get the most out of new opportunities


15 Bursaries Available for Students Registered on a Q-Step Course!
What is Q-Step?
As a response to a nationwide shortage of numerically-skilled social science graduates, Q-Step is a UK-wide £19.5 million programme to promote a step-change in quantitative training in the British social sciences education over a five-year period. Exeter has been chosen as one of only fifteen universities to host a Q-Step centre, developing specialist undergraduate programmes including work placements as well as pathways to postgraduate study.
For more information please visit the University of Exeter Q-Step Centre or the Nuffield Foundation websites.

We are able to offer a bursary to cover:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Accommodation for the duration of one block of the summer school
  • Travel & Subsistence contribution

Please note that course registration costs will not be covered by the bursary.


  • You must be currently registered on a qualifying Q-Step course or module as listed here

How to Apply
Simply submit an application by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button when applications open and ensure you tick that you are a Q-Step student on the application form