We have excellent experience of and support for applications. The group is very active in supporting strong applicants that wish to apply for training in our lab or Ph.D. Scholarships or Postdoctoral Fellowships (e.g. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Newton International Research Fellowships). We will support you strongly in both writing the proposal and preparing for the interview (when is applicable). Follow the links below in order to learn more about your eligibility for each of the example suitable schemes and what level of funding is available. Potential applicants are advised to contact the PI as soon as possible.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (EXAMPLES)
Biochemical Society Grants; British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) Scholarships; Commonwealth Split-site (PhD) Scholarships; Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Research Travel Awards; EMBO Short-Term Fellowships; Erasmus+ Programme; European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) Travel Fellowships; Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Short-Term Fellowships; Nano2Clinic COST Action Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM); Newton-Bhabha PhD Placements; Newton Fund; Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Researcher Mobility Grants and Developing World Scholarships; The Academy of Medical Sciences - Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships (exchange visits between the UK and the Middle East); Utrecht Network Young Researchers Grant; Whitaker International Fellows & Scholars Program (U.S. biomedical engineers early in their careers).
For more examples of Travel Award Funders for conference attendance and exchanges / visits please check at Euraxess UK Funding Database from British Council.
PH.D. SCHOLARSHIPS (EXAMPLES)
Alzheimer's Research UK PhD Studentships; Alzheimer's Society PhD Studentships; Anglo-Danish Society Scholarships; Bone Cancer Research Trust Studentships; Bowel & Cancer Research PhD Studentships; Breast Cancer Now PhD Studentships; British Heart Foundation (BHF) Non-Clinical PhD Studentships; British Skin Foundation (BSF) Studentships; China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarships; Commonwealth Scholarships; Diabetes UK PhD Studentships; Diamond Ph.D. Studentships; Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) Ph.D. Research Opportunities; Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG); Kidney Research UK PhD Studentships; Marshall Scholarships; National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) PhD Studentships; National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Fellowship Programme; Parkinson's UK PhD Studentships; Rosetrees Trust PhD Grants; Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund); The Dunhill Medical Trust’s (DMT) Research Training Fellowships (RTFs); Postgraduate Loans.
For a Ph.D. Funding Guide please check here. Search for more postgraduate funding on the Scholarship Search or Prospects websites.
Fully funded Ph.D. studentships cover the cost of Home/EU fees, an annual maintenance grant (at the RCUK specified rate) plus a contribution towards research costs. You can get funding for postgraduate study through loans, studentships, bursaries and grants - you might also get help from your employer.
Industrial MPhil & Ph.D. Schemes: If you are considering postgraduate study that is related to your job, it is worth researching funding schemes your employer may have. This a convenient approach to work for a relevant and interesting MPhil or Ph.D. whilst in full time employment and funded by your employer.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS (EXAMPLES)
Action Medical Research for Children Research Training Fellowship; Alzheimer's Research UK Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship; Alzheimer's Society Junior Fellowships and Senior Fellowships; Arthritis Research UK Fellowship; Australian Government - Endeavor Research Fellowship (for Australians); AXA Postdoctoral Fellowships; Bone Cancer Research Trust Fellowships; British Heart Foundation (BHF) Advanced Training Awards and Immediate Postdoctoral Basic Science Research Fellowships; Branco Weiss Fellowship; British Skin Foundation (BSF) Fellowships; Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Career Establishment Award and Career Development Award; Children with Cancer UK Post-doctoral Research Fellowships; China Scholarship Council (for Chinese Researchers); Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships; Croucher Foundation Limited Fellowships (for permanent residents of Hong Kong); Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships (for Researchers who wish to return to their careers after a break); Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Research Fellowships (for German Researchers); Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Fellowships; Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Long-Term fellowship; Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (for German Researchers); Fundación Ramón Areces (for Spanish Researchers); Gilead UK & Ireland Fellowship Programme; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (for Japanese Researchers); Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF); Kidney Research UK Fellowships; Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellowship; L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships; Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) - European Commission Individual Fellowships; Medical Research Council (MRC) Skills Development Fellowships; National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) David Sainsbury Fellowships and Training Fellowships; National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Fellowship Programme; Royal Society of New Zealand Funds & Opportunities; Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851; SCI Ramsay Trust Memorial Fellowship; Schlumberger Foundation (for Female Researchers from developing countries); Sir Henry Dale Fellowships, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships; Swiss National Science Foundation (for Swiss Researchers); The Academy of Medical Sciences; The Royal Society Newton International Fellowships and Research Fellowships; Whittaker International Fellowships.
There are a large number of fellowship funding schemes available and some of the major schemes are: Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK), Arthritis Research UK (ARUK), British Heart Foundation (BHF), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Diabetes Research UK (JDRF), Diabetes UK, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), European Research Council (ERC), Human Frontier Science Programme (HFSP), Medical Research Council (MRC), Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Stroke Association, The Royal Society.