career development award

GRANT AMOUNT: up to £1 million
OPENING DATE: 24/02/2023
DEADLINE: 19/04/2023

The Career Development Award is designed to retain and nurture excellent non-clinical researchers in our field of interest who have established a track record of nationally competitive research, with clear plans to manage their independent research group.

We are jointly offering prestigious Career Development Awards with the UKRI’s Medical Research Council to support these talented post-doctoral researchers with their transition to independence.  These awards are for 5 years and grant calls are subject to the MRC’s timetable and review process.


Please see the section entitled ‘Who Can Apply’ on this page of the UKRI’s website to ascertain whether you are eligible to apply for this grant.

how to apply

Please see the section entitled ‘How to Apply’ on this page on the UKRI website.

To apply for this jointly funded fellowship, you must include the joint funding form as part of your application.

review process

This grant call is subject to the MRC’s grant review process. Please see the section entitled ‘How we will assess your application’ on this page of the UKRI website.

guidance for applicants

For information and guidance relating to this fellowship, please visit this page of the MRC’s website.

guidelines & policies

This grant is subject to the UKRI MRC’s guidelines and policies, which you can find here.

This fellowship is jointly funded with the UKRI’s Medical Research Council

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