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MRC Senior non-clinical fellowships: Sep 2020

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

MRC Clinical academic research partnership: Oct 2020

You can apply if you are a research-qualified healthcare professional at consultant level or equivalent, not currently undertaking any substantial research activity, and looking to develop your research interests through collaborative high-quality research partnerships.

MRC clinical research training fellowships: Jan 2021

You can get funding to support predoctoral and postdoctoral research proposals across any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health. You can apply for a fellowship lasting between two and four years but they usually last for three. The funding will cover your salary and related expenses.

MRC clinician scientist fellowship: Jan 2021

This award can help you become an independent investigator through a programme of research and training lasting up to five years. We will provide your salary plus some support costs.

To apply, you must have:

  • research plans within MRC’s remit which do not overlap with those of your current group leader or proposed sponsor
  • a track record of challenging, original and productive research across past appointments, and an upward trajectory
  • identified opportunities for developing and progressing in your career

You must have a higher research degree in medicine or another clinical area.

Future Leaders Fellowships: Round 6

The Future Leaders Fellowships is a £900 million fund for early career researchers and innovators. It supports research and innovation by outstanding individuals and helps them to establish themselves in universities, UK-registered businesses and other research and innovation environments.

MRC clinical research training fellowships: Apr 2021

You can get funding for a research project across any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You can apply for:

  • predoctoral fellowships – if you are a clinician wanting to undertake a PhD or other higher research degree
  • postdoctoral fellowships – if you were awarded a PhD some time ago but have not been active in research since, we can help you to reacquire research skills.

We expect you to be undertaking your specialty training. You can apply for a fellowship lasting between two and four years but they usually last for three. Funding will cover your salary and related expenses.

MRC clinician scientist fellowship: Apr 2021

This award can help you become an independent investigator through a programme of research and training lasting up to five years. We will provide your salary plus some support costs.

To apply, you must have:

  • research plans within MRC’s remit which do not overlap with those of your current group leader or proposed sponsor
  • a track record of challenging, original and productive research across past appointments, and an upward trajectory
  • identified opportunities for developing and progressing in your career

You must have a higher research degree in medicine or another clinical area.

MRC senior clinical fellowship: Apr 2021

If you are a clinically-active healthcare professional with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field.

We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

MRC Career development award: April 2021

If you are a talented postdoctoral researcher, this award can help you become an independent investigator, establishing and managing your own research programme.

You can get funding for a research and training programme lasting up to five years and offering personal and career development.

MRC senior non-clinical fellowships: April 2021

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

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