clinical research training fellowship

GRANT AMOUNT: up to £260,000
GRANT DURATION: up to 3 years (4 years for patient-orientated CRTFs where the project will require significant amounts of patient contact)
OPENING DATE: 01/11/2021
DEADLINE: 12/01/2022

Clinical Research Training Fellowships are designed to help clinically qualified talent to obtain the research track record and skills to develop their interest in women’s reproductive health and the complications that lead to preterm birth.

Borne has joined forces with the UKRI’s Medical Research Council to offer Clinical Research Training Fellowships to dedicated clinicians looking to develop their academic careers in the area of obstetrics to undertake a PhD or other higher research degree. CRTFs receive funding to cover up to three years of salary, tuition fees and a contribution towards research costs. 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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