The Wellcome Trust has announced that applications are now open for Postdoctoral Training Fellowships for MB/PhD Graduates. The programme is aimed at newly qualified MB/PhD graduates or those who have achieved a high-quality PhD during or before starting their medical degree.
The fellowships provide the opportunity for graduates to maintain their research momentum by undertaking a period of postdoctoral training in the best laboratories in the UK and overseas. Awards last for up to four years and provide salary and research costs. The fellowships are designed to be flexible and can be tailored to meet individuals’ specific research or clinical training needs.
Full information is available on the Wellcome Trust website at http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Fellowships/Clinical-fellowships/WTX050468.htm. The deadline for preliminary applications is 15th April 2011.