Nurse, Midwife or AHP Clinical Research Fellowships
We support nurses, midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs) to undertake clinical research to complete a PhD.
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What we offer

Our new fellowships allow nurses, midwives and AHPs to undertake a PHD, either 3 years full-time or up to 5 years part-time.

The scheme will fund PhD fees, salary and a £7000 budget per year for consumables

Who can apply

You can apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a trained nurse, midwife or AHP
  • You already hold an MA, MSc or have equivalent workplace research experience
  • You are planning to work on a clinical research project as part of your PhD

Your PhD must be completed at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London or City, University of London School of Health Sciences.

Your primary supervisor must be based at Barts Health NHS Trust, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London or City, University of London.

How to apply

If you wish to undertake your studies at SMD (including those being supervised by Barts NHS Trust Staff), you must submit your proposal for costing by the Queen Mary Joint Research Management Office (JRMO) by emailing researchgrants@qmul.ac.uk. 

Applicants should fill out the application form and upload a signed endorsement document with their application. 

Applications must be submitted by 5pm, 6 November 2020.

This competitive scheme gives awards annually.  

Barts Charity's new scheme is truly exciting as it enables us to offer clinical academic career opportunities for our nurses and AHPs which will benefit our patients for years to come, and attract the highest calibre staff to be part of this vision."

Julie Sanders

Director Clinical Research, Quality and Innovation, St Bartholomew’s Hospital

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