Wellcome Trust and National Institutes of Health Four-year PhD Studentships

This scheme offers postgraduate students collaborative PhD training at academic laboratories in the UK or Republic of Ireland and at the National Institutes of Health in the USA.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:


Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Type of researcher:

Basic, Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

£80,000 for UK funding

Duration of funding:

Four years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.

Republic of Ireland

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


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

Public health

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Getting here

Key dates

This is an annual competition.

  • Applications deadline

    7 November 2016

  • Interviews

    January 2017

  • Decision

    February 2017