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Wellcome Trust

Senior research fellowships in basic biomedical science

Wellcome Trust, GB

These support outstanding postdoctoral scientists based in academic institutions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Fellowships are tenable for five years in the first instance, and provide a basic salary with an additional trust supplement of £12,500 per year, research programme costs, including equipment and collaborative travel, inflation allowance and public engagement costs.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 06 Jan 17 (recurring)

Research bursaries

Wellcome Trust, GB

These support individuals working on small- and medium-scale research projects based on library or archive collections supported by the trust. Bursaries are usually worth between £5,000 and £25,000 each, and may contribute towards travel, subsistence and research expenses.

Maximum award: £25,000

Closing date: 31 Mar 17 (recurring)

Research career re-entry fellowships

Wellcome Trust, GB

These provide postdoctoral scientists with the opportunity to re-establish their scientific careers after a continuous break from research of at least two years. Fellowships are tenable for four years and cover salaries, research expenses, materials and consumables, animals and travel and subsistence.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 04 May 17

Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowships

Wellcome Trust, GB

These enable newly qualified postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to start independent research careers, working in some of the best research environments in the world. Fellowships provide £250,000 over four years, covering the basic salary determined by the host institution, and research expenses such as materials and consumables, animals, travel and overseas subsistence.

Maximum award: £250,000

Closing date: 04 May 17

Sir Henry Dale fellowships

Wellcome Trust, GB

These support postdoctoral researchers who aim to become independent scientists leading their own groups. Fellowships are tenable for five years and provide a basic salary, a fellowship supplement of £7,500, personal removal expenses, research expenses, equipment, and travel and subsistence costs.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 23 Nov 16 (recurring)

Four-year PhD studentships in science

Wellcome Trust, GB

These enable students to undertake in-depth postgraduate training at centres of excellence throughout the UK in a range of biomedical and public health research areas. Studentships include a stipend, PhD registration fees at UK or EU student rate, laboratory rotation expenses in the first year, research expenses for years two to four, travel, and transferable-skills training.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: None

Society and ethics small grants

Wellcome Trust, GB

These support small-scale research projects, scoping exercises or meetings whose subject matter falls within the remit of the ethics and society programme. The normal maximum that can be applied for is £5,000.

Award amount max: £5,000 Closing date: No deadline

Translational medicinie and therapeutic programmes

Wellcome Trust, GB

These offer an opportunity for translational medicine training in the UK. Four programmes have been established, based in centres of excellence, which can provide research training for clinicians from across the range of specialties. The duration and nature of support provided varies between the schemes, but may include a clinical salary, PhD registration fees at UK or EU rate, research expenses, and costs for travel and training.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline

PhD training fellowships for clinicians

Wellcome Trust, GB

These are aimed at the most promising medically qualified clinicians who wish to undertake rigorous research training. Awards provide a clinical salary, PhD registration fees, research expenses, and costs of travel and training.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline

Small grants

Wellcome Trust, GB

This scheme supports small-scale research projects, scoping exercises or meetings in the medical humanities, including projects in research resources. The normal maximum that can be applied for is £5,000.

Award amount max: £5,000 Closing date: No deadline

Four-year PhD studentships in science

Wellcome Trust, GB

This scheme enables the most promising students to undertake in-depth postgraduate training in a range of biomedical research areas. Studentships include a stipend, PhD registration fees at UK or EU student rate, laboratory rotation expenses in the first year, research expenses for years two to four, travel, and transferable-skills training.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline

Principal research fellowships

Wellcome Trust, GB

This provides long-term support for researchers of international standing who have a well-established track record in research at the highest level. The fellowship consists of a personal salary and research programme funding for an initial period of seven years. The trust may supplement the grant with a distinction award of up to £50,000.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline

 

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