HEE/NIHR ICA Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship
- ICA CDRF Applicant Guidance Notes Round 6
- ICA CDRF Round 5 Chairs' Report
- Personal Awards Contract for Employing Host Organisation
For more information about the funding Programme, visit the HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme page.
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 we have extended the closing date of this award.
The Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship funds health and social care professionals to undertake a PhD and professional development in parallel, alongside continued clinical practice.
CDRFs support health and social care professionals who are not doctors or dentists. A full list of ICA eligible professions is available.
The fellowship funds:
- PhD tuition fees
- salary costs
- the costs of a research project
- tailored training programmes
Applicants are required to propose a clinical and academic host, and a contract of employment with one of these for the hours and duration of the fellowship. Awardees are required to spend approximately 20% of their fellowship hours undertaking clinical/professional practice and development.