NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships for Health researchers.

May 15, 2024

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Bursary Description

Application Deadline: 11 July 2024

Applications are now open for the NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships. The Global Advanced Fellowship is a mid-career postdoctoral award. The scheme will create a career pathway for Global Health researchers from the UK and low and middle income countries to become research leaders. The Global Advanced Fellowship is for postdoctoral researchers at all levels. The NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship is aimed at individuals at various points of their career

This £750,000 award will fund research projects, training and development, and institutional capacity strengthening. 


To be eligible for an NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship you must:

  • Hold a relevant PhD or postgraduate medical research degree, or have submitted your thesis for examination at the time of application. You must have been awarded your PhD or postgraduate medical research degree by the time you attend interview.
  • Not already hold a Professorship/Chair at the point of application.
  • For clinical applications: have completed relevant pre-registration training.
  • Be employed by a Higher Education Institution (HEI) or Research Institute in a LMIC or a HEI the UK
  • Be conducting research that directly and primarily benefit patients and the public in countries on the OECD DAC list.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships