Research Training Fellowships

This scheme offers medical, dental, veterinary and clinical psychology graduates – who have little or no research training – the opportunity to undertake research towards a PhD or MD qualification.

Scheme at a glance

This scheme is now closed

Career stage:


Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Type of researcher:

Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

2 to 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.

Republic of Ireland

You're a clinically qualified medic, vet, dentist or psychologist.

Public health

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact the relevant person in our Science team.

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