Guidance for fellowship applicants

MRC fellowships are personal awards for talented researchers to support key transition points in their careers. Many of today’s leading biomedical and health researchers look back on their MRC fellowship as a significant stepping stone in developing their career.

Information on the different types of fellowships are available in MRC fellowship opportunities.

This guidance covers areas that are specific to fellowships but, where specifically indicated, you should refer to the MRC guidance for applicants which covers areas applicable to both research and fellowship grants.

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See the guidance for fellowship applicants applying through the UKRI Funding Service.

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Email: fellows@mrc.ukri.org

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