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Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships in UK and Republic of Ireland, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowships for the European Economic Area Students in the field of Biomedical Research in UK and Republic of Ireland, 2013

Study Subject(s):The scholarship is provided to biomedical research.
Course Level:This scholarship is for pursuing Postdoctoral level.
Scholarship Provider: The Wellcome Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: UK or Republic of Ireland.

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Eligibility:These awards are open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area. You must be in the final year of your PhD studies or have no more than one year of postdoctoral research experience from the date of your PhD viva to the full application submission deadline (e.g. if the full deadline is in June 2012, your viva should not have occurred prior to June 2011). Time spent outside the research environment will be taken into consideration.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of European Economic Area can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for the most promising newly qualified postdoctoral researchers to make an early start in developing their independent research careers, working in the best laboratories in the UK and overseas. Candidates will be expected to identify an important biomedical research question and to develop and deliver a personal programme to achieve their research aims.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Tenure of award: It is applicable for four years.

Value: Total offer is of £250 000.

Other Benefits: Additional aids are This scheme provides Fellows with the opportunity to undertake a four-week internship at the BBC science unit in Central London or Glasgow, to gain first-hand experience of the broadcast media environment and an understanding of the development, production and commissioning process of TV programmes.

Selection criteria:Not Known

Notification: Shortlisted candidates will be notified two weeks before the interview date. Interviews will be conducted at our offices in London.

How to Apply: This scholarship can be apply by electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications for preliminary applications: 9 November 2012 Deadline for full applications: 1 February 2013.

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