PhD funding and undergraduate opportunities
We support the most promising students and clinicians with high-quality, well-funded, postgraduate research training, and provide promising undergraduates with hands-on research experience in the biomedical sciences.
Clinical PhD Programmes
Support the most promising medically qualified clinicians who wish to undertake rigorous research training.
Four-year PhD Studentship Programmes
Provide high-quality, well-funded, postgraduate research training over a four-year period.
Joint Basic and Clinical PhD Studentship Programmes
Support the most promising basic or medically qualified clinicians who wish to undertake both rigorous basic and clinical science research training.
Research Training Fellowships
Provide support for medical, dental, veterinary or clinical psychology graduates who have little or no research training, but who wish to develop a long-term career in academic medicine.
Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Programmes
Four high-quality integrated research training programmes for clinicians in translational medicine and therapeutics.
Wellcome Trust and NIH Four-year PhD Studentships
Provide support for collaborative PhD training between laboratories in the UK/RoI and the NIH in Bethesda.
For information about applying to the Trust, Grant Conditions, eligibility and deadlines, see Application information.
Current grantholders should see Managing a grant.