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NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships - Round 1

Opens

16 April 2024

Closes

11 July 2024

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Supporting Information

Guidance Notes: NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships - Round 1 - 2024

Application Form Guidance: NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship - Round 1 - 2024

FAQs

Funding Committee 

The Global Advanced Fellowship is a mid-career postdoctoral award. The scheme will create a career pathway for Global Health researchers from the UK and low and middle income countries to become research leaders.

The Global Advanced Fellowship is for postdoctoral researchers at all levels. The NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship is aimed at individuals at various points of their career

This £750,000 award will fund research projects, training and development, and institutional capacity strengthening. The programme funds researchers undertaking research that aims to specifically and primarily benefit people in LMICs eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA).

We welcome applications from different professional backgrounds, clinical and non-clinical.

Eligibility

To be eligible for an NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship you must:

  • Hold a relevant PhD or postgraduate medical research degree, or have submitted your thesis for examination at the time of application. You must have been awarded your PhD or postgraduate medical research degree by the time you attend interview.
  • Not already hold a Professorship/Chair at the point of application.
  • For clinical applications: have completed relevant pre-registration training.
  • Be employed by a Higher Education Institution (HEI) or Research Institute in a LMIC or a HEI the UK
  • Be conducting research that directly and primarily benefit patients and the public in countries on the OECD DAC list.

Institutional eligibility

LMIC-based researchers

If you are employed by a Higher Education Institution (HEI) or research institute in a LMIC:

  • The institution must be able to provide appropriate academic support throughout the length of your Fellowship
  • The institution should have examples of recent research awards and a track record of research funding.
  • You may wish to include other LMIC partner organisation/s
  • The research outputs must be of direct and primary relevance to the health and care challenges of LMICs.

UK-based researchers

  • If you are hosted by a HEI in the UK (England and the Devolved Administrations):
  • You must have at least one partner organisation in LMIC(s).
  • The research outputs must be of direct and primary relevance to the health and care challenges of LMICs.

Webinar 

We will be hosting a webinar to support applications. The webinar will run twice on Tuesday 23 April 2024:

A recording of the session will be available on YouTube.