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Pre-doctoral Fellowship Round 3



Supporting Information

Before applying please carefully review:

NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowships are designed to support people who are looking to start or advance a career in health and social care research methodology, specifically in one of the following areas:

  • medical statistics
  • health economics
  • clinical trial design
  • operational research
  • modelling
  • bioinformatics
  • qualitative research
  • mixed methods
  • epidemiology

Applicants without a Masters degree should use the Fellowship to undertake a Masters degree in one of the areas listed. Those already holding a relevant Masters degree (or currently completing one) should use the Fellowship to gain additional support and training to advance to the next level of their career. The Fellowship can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible for a NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowship you must:

  • have completed a relevant first degree
  • have a proposed host who is an English Higher Education Institution, NHS body, or other provider of health and/or care services
  • be proposing to develop a career as a methodologist in one of the areas listed above

Successful applicants for this Round should start their Fellowship between September 2021 and March 2022.

Please note

This Fellowship is not open to clinical applicants looking to undertake training in research methods. Clinical applicants looking to develop a career as a clinical academic should consider schemes from the relevant clinical academic programmes provided by NIHR.