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Applications open for pre-doctoral fellowships

The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration in Greater Manchester welcomes applicants for their Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Programme starting in September 2021.

This is an excellent fully funded opportunity to develop a competitive PhD application through supervision, training and funded research time.  The fellowship offers backfill for 50% FTE funding over one year or 25% FTE over two years (up to a maximum of £20,000 including on costs)

Eligibility criteria

  • Registered health and care professional (excluding medicine and dentistry)
  • Employed within one of these organisations:  Northern Care Alliance; The Christie NHS Foundation Trust; Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust; Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Graduate with a first degree
  • Has academic supervisors in place, one of which is from the ARC-GM

All signed applications are to be submitted to arc-gm@nihr.ac.uk  before 17 May 2021, interviews will be held in June 2021.

Please see the guidance document for further information and contact details. Members of staff at the Northern Care Alliance can get guidance and support from Professor Heather Iles-Smith

Predoctoral Fellowships Guidance

Predoctoral Fellowship Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form