Fulbright-CRUK Scholar Awards

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 in the UK or $5,000 per month in the US
These awards build capacity and accelerate progress in priority areas by facilitating collaboration and building links between UK and US research groups

These awards allow 3-12 months research visits for:

  • UK researchers to pursue cancer research in the US, or
  • US researchers to pursue cancer research in the UK

You must be:

  • 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
  UK to the US US to the UK
You must be Based in the UK and committed to a research career in the UK A US citizen
Funding available $5,000 per month £2,500 per month
Next deadline 6 November 2019 16 September 2019

How to apply to this scheme

This scheme is administered by the Fulbright Commission. More information on how to apply can be found on the Fulbright website:

For UK researchers going to the US

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Funded researchers

We funded our first round of Fulbright-CRUK Scholar Awards in 2018:

Professor Pawel Swietach
From: University of Oxford
To: Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida

Dr Stuart Williamson
From: CRUK Manchester Institute
To: Stanford University, California