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Fellowships and Training Grants

Fellowships and Training Grants provide support for investigators early in their careers, particularly for those establishing a research group for the first time. Fellowships will provide the salary of the Principal Investigator.

The purpose of these awards is to help students attend scientific meetings that are relevant to cancer research.

More about the BACR/CRUK Student Travel Awards

This Fellowship supports outstanding scientists at the start of their independent careers. The Fellowship provides the opportunity to set up an independent research group for the first time.

More about the Career Development Fellowship

Career Establishment Awards provide five years of funding to enable new investigators who have just taken up their first Higher Education Funding Council funded post at a UK university to establish their own research group. This award is open to both non-clinical researchers and clinician-scientists. 

More about Career Establishment Awards

The Clinician Scientist Fellowship provides four years' support for clinical researchers who wish to develop their research skills and make the transition from doctoral research training to an independent clinical-academic investigator.

More about the Clinician Scientist Fellowship

The Senior Cancer Research Fellowship provides an opportunity for outstanding scientists to establish or to further develop an independent research group. The Fellowship is open to both non-clinical researchers and clinician-scientists.

More about the Senior Cancer Research Fellowship

This scheme aims to encourage clinicians and those in related professions (e.g. nursing, etc.) to undertake short periods of research in order to enhance the understanding between the research and clinical communities.

More about Research Bursaries for clinicians and professions allied to medicine

Research Travel Awards give Cancer Research UK-funded post-doctoral researchers a chance to develop their research skills and begin to establish an independent research career.

More about Research Travel Awards

Updated: 29 April 2010