Research Awards for Health Professionals

This scheme offers practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Postgraduate training, Postdoctoral research

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

Up to 6 months, or up to 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply

Definitions

Postgraduate training

For people who have, or are about to finish, an undergraduate degree and want to go on to do a Master's or PhD.

Postdoctoral research

For researchers with a PhD or equivalent.

Develop your research career

See our other postgraduate training or postdoctoral research schemes.

Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

January 2018 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    11 January 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Full application deadline

    29 March 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Shortlisting

    May 2018

  • Interviews

    July 2018

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 Humanities and Social Science team.

People we've funded