For over 50 years, Action Medical Research has created a healthier future by
supporting a broad spectrum of medical research of the highest quality. Our
objective is to prevent disease and disability and to alleviate physical disability
with an emphasis on clinical research or research at the clinical/basic science
interface. From 2009 our support will focus on child health which will include
problems affecting pregnancy, childbirth, babies, children and young adults.
Applications for these prestigious Research Training Fellowships are invited
from medical and science graduates of any discipline who wish to do research
relevant to the aims of the charity and our new focus. We welcome
applications from clinicians, scientists, bioengineers, research nurses and allied
health professionals. The awards provide the opportunity for up to 3 years
(salary and consumables) to train in research techniques and methodology
applied to subjects relevant to the overall objectives of the Charity. The
scheme aims to build the research base throughout the UK by training the
research leaders of the future.

Am I eligible to apply?
It is essential that you visit theAction Medical Research website to check your
eligibility to apply: www.action.org.uk (look for Research Projects then
ResearchTraining and check the guidelines). Before you apply, you should have
discussed the basis of your research training programme with your intended

How do I apply?
Please complete the Research Training Fellowship outline proposal form
available on our website.

The closing date for outline applications is
Monday 1 September 2008 . If your outline is
accepted, an application pack will be
emailed to you. Successful candidates
can take up their awards from April
2009 onwards.



  1. Alaimodu Ali says:

    Am a Nigerian, medical radiography final year student from university of maiduguri. I want to do my Msc in radiography/medical imaging/ultrasonography(obstetric/gynaecologic, paediatric ultrasound) so as to improve the health care services in Nigeria especially in rural areas. But my major problem is sponsorship. Please help me with a scholarship to change my dream to reality. I shall be very glad if my application is given sympathetic consideration. Thanks

  2. I am a cameroonian with Bsc in radiography from University of nigeria -nsukka. Currently, i am practicing in cameroon and i wish to do an Msc in medical imaging in uk. Is it possible for me to have scholarship from any organisation.

    Etta P.E.

  3. Dr. S. Itwaru MD, MSc. says:

    I have a MD, and a Master in medical science. I am presently working as the National Sexaully Transmitted Infections (STI) Coordinator in Guyana. However, I am seeking a scholarship in medical research, with something to infectious disease or microbiology.


    Hope to hear from you soon.



  4. Mo Kham says:

    I was graduated from medical university and now I get the M.B.B.S.
    I want to study I’m loo biomedical research.
    I’m looking for scholarship in medical microbiology or child health.
    I hope u could help me to get that chance.

  5. rachael says:

    Hi,I am a nurse in Nigeria in need of a scholarship to study abroad.I have diploma in nursing and midwifery and I have passed the CGFNS (Commisssion of Graduate of Foreign Nursing School)professional exams for nurse
    I pray that you can be of great help

  6. May says:

    Iam Iraqi aged 42 ,I have phD in microbiology . Ilooking for free postdoctorate scholarship in medical microbiology to improve my knowledge and my career; Icant have such opportunity in my country because of my age so I hope that you could help me to get such achance Thanks

  7. I am Tesfahun Tadege from Ethiopia/ B.ahir Dar.I first degree in biology, second degree in applied microbiology. Currently am at the last semester in nursing at BSC level. Now I want to continue my PHD in public health. Could you please help me in having free scholarship. Hopping that to hear from you soon.
    Your help is great for me if I get such a chance.
    sincerly, Tesfahun Tadege

  8. Bilazio Angotowa Diaz says:

    I write from Yei in South Sudan, and would like to be considered for the Training research.

  9. Melkam Alemayehu Kebede says:

    I am a female graduated in Laboratory technology from Addis Ababa University one year ago. I am currently woking for a health center. I am very much interested to persue my post graduate studies in the Laboratory technology area. I would be more than happy if you advise me or find me a way on how I can get such an opportunity. Your assistance would always remain in my heart. God Bless You, Thanks,
    Melekam Alemayehu

  10. martha says:

    Im a Nigerian with a higher diploma in Health Education and Promotion and at the moment i have to two Universities in the UK to read Public Health and reseach at PGD level.

    Please what is the requirement for the scholarship and how do i get to know the processes involved?

    Best regards

  11. STEPHEN NKULO says:

    am zambia,i did hotel & management part time.i am looking for scholarship in medicine,law, looking forward for a positive.

  12. KEVIN W MNALI says:

    Iam Tanzanian Registered Nurse, a Regional mental health co-ordinator. I did my diploma in Nursing and now iam aspiring for holding a degree in mental heath in any recognized institution.
    I wonder if this network can take me to my true dream.
    Looking forwad for a positive response.

  13. Iam a qulified Medical Laboratory Technician, a Malawian currently completing a BSc in Medical Labooratory Technology at University of Malawi. After abtaining my degree I would like to persue MSc in Medical Microbiology within Africa but lack of financial resources in a major hindrance to prosper in my career . Therefore I’m requestng you to assist me to get a scholarship such that I can fulfil my wishes and assist the local community in getting qualty diagnossi.

  14. Paul Barno says:

    I am a registered nurse,diploma holder from Kenya currently
    working in Namibia.I would wish to further my studies leading to
    the field of public health and research through distance learning but i am financially constraint,i thus kindly requist for your assistance.
    Thank you in advance.

  15. Clement Komu says:

    Am an orphan,i did my O-level last year and passed B+,Would like to take Medicine.
    How do i get scholarship in this.
    Thanks for letting me know.

  16. ISAAC KOJO OBENG says:

    I hold a B.Sc degree in BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ( Major- Molecular Biology and Biotechnology). I will like to undertake master program in medical microbiology for the benefit of the people of Ghana as i am proud to be a Ghanaian.

  17. Dike Eusebius Uchenna says:

    I hold a B.Sc in medical Radiography. I am currently practising in National hospital, Abuja Nigeria as a Radiographer.
    I will like to undertake a masters program in medical imaging, for the benefit of poor rural Africans.
    Can anybody be of help?

  18. Uzaka Udoka says:

    I’m a nigerian who wish to study biomedical engineering but this course in not available in my country hence i would like to apply for a scholarship so as to enable me study my dream course abroad.
    I will be most grateful if my application were tended
    PS: I was a finalist at the INTEL international scinece and engineering fair 2008

    sincerely yours
    Uzaka Udoka

  19. Kamunu Ernest Nyambe says:

    Iam a 28years old zambian, clinician by proffesssion working in a rural district Hospital, i have always wanted to do more for my rural community in maternal and child health, due to lack of resources and reseach i have failed.Iam therefore requesting the authorising board to critically look at the matter at hand.your great empathy will highly be appreciated.i would also like to know how i can get a sponser to progress in my career?

  20. Omagano Shooya says:

    I am 17 years old Namibian girl currently doing matriculation. I am interested to study Veterinary Medicine either in South Africa, Australia or Malaysia. Due to the high costs, I would like to know how I can get a sponsors for my studies.
    Thank you for your assistance.

  21. eric says:

    I,m a research clinician in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. I have an offer of registration in lshtm for a post graduate diploma in clinical trials for sept 2008. however this is external program. I would like to ask how can I get a sponsor for this program.PLease can someone help?

  22. Nseobong Udoma says:

    I am a pharmacist in Nigeria and wish to pursue a post-graduate degree and research in public health for the benefit of poor typical African communities. How can I benefit from your scholarship programme?

  23. Hailubeza says:

    I’m an internist working here in Ethiopia.I would like to have to continue my career in the feild of HIV and other infectious diseases through reaseaschs and advanced studies. How could you help me out?

  24. I am a Kenyan aged 32. I have done MSC Microbiology . I could like to purse my PhD in same area. Kindly supply information through my above given e-mail adress on any related scholarships available. Am looking forward to your assistance . Thanks in advance.

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