Application deadlines

MRC clinical research training fellowships

 Closing date:  13th January 2016
 Short listing:    May 2016
 Interviews:    21st – 22nd June 2016
 Take up dates:   August 2016–January 2017
 Call Opens:     29th July 2016
 Closing date:   8th September 2016
 Short listing:   February 2017
 Interviews:    1st – 2nd March 2017
 Take up dates:   April - September 2017

Joint funding may be available with

  • Alzheimer's Society
  • Asthma UK
  • British Association of Dermatologists/British Skin Foundation
  • British Infection Association
  • British Lung Foundation/Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Fund
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disorder Society
  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust
  • Fight for Sight
  • Kidney Research UK
  • MND/Lady Edith Wolfson Fellowships
  • Novo Nordisk UK Diabetes Research Foundation (NNUKDRF)
  • Ulverscroft Vision Research Group
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynocologists
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists/Novartis
  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Stroke Association
  • Sparks
  • Prostate Cancer UK
  • Target Ovarian Cancer
  • Welsh Assembly 

Wellcome clinical research training fellowships

The Wellcome Trust is refreshing the schemes it offers to clinical academics.  The University of Birmingham is applying to host one of the new training programmes, in a regional collaboration with the Universities of Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick. Once we know whether or not we have been successful, we will provide further information out about how to apply to the programme, or how you might get involved in other ways.

Please read the update from Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director, which explains the changes and how funding opportunities will be managed in the future.

NIHR Training Fellowships

Closing date:   20th January 2016
Short listing:    April 2016
Interviews:       June 2016 

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

 Closing Date:  6th November 2015
 Committee Date:  10th February 2016
 Board of Trustees:   March 2016
 Closing Date:    4th March 2016
 Committee Date:   22nd June 2016
 Board of Trustees:    July 2016

British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Training Fellowships

There are no closing dates. They ask for applications to be submitted when ready and a decision will be reached by the Fellowship committee (4 meetings annually) after considering their external peer review reports. 

Arthritis UK

Closing date:                 20th January 2016
Interviews:                     No information currently available 

Kidney Research UK Clinical Training Fellowships 2014

Closing date:             27th November 2015
Interviews:                End March 2016
Funding decisions:   April 2016

Diabetes UK Clinical Training Fellowships 2012

 The Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowship has an annual deadline of 31 October. 

Wellbeing of Women 

Advertised Summer 2016 
Closing date Expected closing date of September 2016 

Action Medical Research (for children for life) 

Closing date 25 August 2015 by 5pm (outline), October 2015 (full) 

Outcome announced February 2016