Important dates for STP 2021 applicants

Last Updated: 14th May 2021

Here are the important deadlines for applicants to the Scientist Training Programme.

Status STP Direct Entry
Shortlisting of applications 15th March – 30th April 2021
Sub preferences open (11:00am) 29th March 2021
Sub preferences close (4:00pm) 6th April 2021
Interviews 4th May – 19th June 2021
Allocated posts confirmed by 30th June 2021
Employer pre-employment checks July – August

Interview dates and times

Interview dates and times will be arranged by the employer. You should have at least one week’s notice of your interview date but you may be notified any time up to 14th June, with the possibility of a later date if you are in the interview reserve pool.