Medical Research Scotland PhD Studentships - Call Open

Released: Tuesday 25th April 2017



Applications are now invited from Scottish Universities, in conjunction with trading companies involved in medically-relevant life sciences research, for the Medical Research Scotland PhD Studentship Awards, tenable from autumn 2018.
Ø    Up to 15, fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships, tenable from autumn 2018
Ø    Including stipend, UK/EU fees & contributions to laboratory & travel expenses
Ø    To be delivered in a Scottish University/Recognised Research Institution
The aim of these awards is to enhance the careers of scientists at an early stage of their career in health-related research in any of the biomedical, physical, clinical, engineering and mathematical sciences.  Complementing the universities’ own postgraduate programmes, the Medical Research Scotland PhD Studentships incorporate the additional commercial training needed to develop careers in an increasingly difficult and competitive market, while also helping to strengthen the country’s internationally-renowned biomedical research base.
Further details, including application processes, requirements and the terms and conditions of awards, see:
Applications Close: NOON on 11 July 2017
[Applications must be made by a Scottish University/Recognised Research Institution and not by intending students]
Medical Research Scotland is an established Scottish charity which funds biomedical research in Scotland, with the long-term aim of improving the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of all and any human disease.  It does this by providing support to scientists at critical stages in the development of research careers.
Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh EH3 9EE Tel: 0131 659 8800 Fax: 0131 228 8118 email:
Medical Research Scotland is the operational name of SHERT (the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust) Scottish Charity No. SC014959

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