Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

This scheme provides small grants to enable clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and strengthen their applications for longer-term fellowships and funding.

The scheme is administered by the Academy of Medical Sciences and is a collaboration between the Wellcome Trust, the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK, the Medical Research Council, the Royal College of Physicians and Diabetes UK.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Early, Intermediate

Where your host organisation is based:

UK

Type of researcher:

Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

Up to £30,000

Duration of funding:

1 to 2 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply

Definitions

Early

You’re starting your career in postdoctoral research.

Intermediate

You’re consolidating your research career. You lead on research projects and are establishing a research team.

UK
Clinical

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

Public health

Key dates

The Academy of Medical Sciences considers applications twice a year.

March round

  • Application deadline

    March each year

  • Committee review

    June each year

Contact us

If you have a question, contact the Academy of Medical Sciences:

+44 (0)20 3141 3238