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A Grant of £350,000 for Health Professionals from Wellcome 2019

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A Grant of £350,000 for Health Professionals from Wellcome 2019

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Wellcome Foundation is offering practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health as a postgraduate training or a postdoctoral research. The duration of funding is up to 6 months, or up to 3 years.

Eligibility criteria:

[1] The applicant must be completed general medical, dental, veterinary, nursing, clinical, or any other professional health training.

[2] Applicant should be a practising health professional with some research experience.

[3] Applicant must also have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country.

[4] If the applicant holds a permanent academic post, he/she is not eligible to apply for this award.

[5] The research can address a real-life issue in a professional practice, or be conceptual and/or historical in scope.

[6] Applicant can use this award for a short period of research, to enrol on a PhD or Master's while maintaining his/her professional salary, or to undertake postdoctoral research.

[7] Applicant must have:

  • A sponsor who holds an established post (or an honorary academic appointment) at your sponsoring organisation and is committed to helping you achieve your career aspirations
  • A supervisor or research mentor who'll offer you advice about your application, research guidance and mentorship throughout the fellowship.

Grant value:

Will not usually be above £350,000 and support includes:

[1] A basic salary (determined by the host organisation)

[2] Personal removal expenses

[3] Research expenses

About Wellcome:

Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent, which exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive.. They support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.


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Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Health, Research

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students, Mid Career Professionals
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
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Health and Medical Sciences
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