Fulbright-CRUK Scholar Award

About this scheme

Key information

Career level
Post doc
Early career researcher
Mid-career researcher
Established independent researcher
Non-clinical researcher
Funding period
3–12 months
Funding amount
£2,500 per month
Allows US-based academic researchers to pursue cancer research for 3–12 months in the UK.

This award aims to build capacity and accelerate progress in priority areas in cancer research by facilitating collaboration and building links between UK and US research groups.

You must be:

  • A US citizen

  • An academic or clinician researcher

  • At a postdoc level or above

The proposed work should align with one of the following areas of priority from our research strategy:

  • Early detection of cancer

  • Brain cancers (adult and paediatric)

  • Pancreatic cancer

  • Lung cancer

  • Oesophageal cancer

We anticipate that there will be further rounds of funding open to to UK-based researchers to pursue research in the US.

Start your application on the Fulbright website

How to apply to this scheme

This scheme is administered by the Fulbright Commission.

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