Doctoral and Advanced Fellowship Programmes
The NIHR Fellowships support individuals with the potential and on a trajectory to become future leaders in NIHR research.
Now with increased flexibility and options to include clinical time, they support people at various points of their development from initial pre-doctoral training to senior post-doctoral research.
Doctoral and Advanced Fellowship competitions now open for applications.
Doctoral Fellowship – closing date 18 June 2019
The NIHR Doctoral Fellowship is a three year full-time award that supports individuals to undertake a PhD in an area of NIHR research. This Fellowship may also be taken up on a part-time basis of between 50-100% whole time equivalent (WTE).
Clinical applicants can include up to 20% clinical time as part of the Fellowship.
Advanced Fellowship – closing date 4 June 2019
The NIHR Advanced Fellowship is for those at post-doctoral level and aimed at several specific points of a researcher’s career development. It is between 2 and 5 years and can be completed on a full or part-time basis (between 50-100% WTE).
They are also available with a ‘clinical academic’ option where clinical applicants can request up to 40% of their time be dedicated to clinical service/development, which would be covered by the Fellowship.
NIHR-Charity Partnership Fellowships
The NIHR has partnered with a number of charitable organisations to offer jointly funded NIHR-Charity Partnership Fellowships at both Doctoral and Advanced (post-doctoral) level.