Application ratios and ethnic demographic data for the STP

Last Updated: 10th December 2020

The data published below highlights the number of applications to the programme and their ethnicity.

Number of applicants per direct entry post for the STP (2020)

The Scientist Training Programme is a popular programme which has many applications each year. We have put together information on how many applicants per direct entry post, per specialism, there were in 2020.

Competition ratios for direct entry posts on the Scientist Training Programme (2014-2018)

The 2014 to 2018 data shows you the number of posts available, the number of applicants and the competition ratio for each specialism.

Ethnic demographic data for STP trainee applications

We are happy to publish our ethnic demographic data, for the trainee cohorts that entered the programme in 2019 and 2018, by specialty.