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2016-17 MRC London Intercollegiate DTP Studentships

2016-17 MRC London Intercollegiate DTP Studentships

Applications are open for 10 studentship awards for the 2016-17 academic year (beginning September 2016).

MRC LID

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and St George's, University of London have formed the London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Partnership (MRC LID).This DTP brings together two outstanding specialist schools to provide integrated skills training to develop a cohort of biomedical and public health scientists with world-class expertise in areas of strategic importance to UK and global medical research.

Our training programme covers three main themes:

  • Global Infectious Disease,
  • Quantitative Skills for Large Data Sets, and
  • Evaluation of Complex Interventions

Funding

A full MRC LID Studentship covers tuition fees at the Home/EU rate, an annual stipend at the MRC rate with London weighting, a contribution towards other expenses (potentially including RTSG, travel and conference costs, field work, 3 month placement).

Routes

The routes available are:

  • 3.5 years - three years PhD study, with additional time and funding to allow for opportunities to gain new skills including undertaking a placement, or
  • 1+3 - One year MSc plus three years PhD

Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirements

Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a 1st or 2.1 Honours undergraduate qualification. Those applying for the 3.5 year PhD Studentships should also preferably hold, or expect to obtain, a relevant Masters, or have a combination of relevant qualifications and experience which demonstrates equivalent ability and attainment. This may include a period of employment or internship in a relevant environment.

Residency Requirements

The studentship is open to applicants who would be assessed to have a UK and EU fees status, and who meet the MRC’s residency requirements. We are not able to consider applications for this funding from those applicants who do not meet the UK/EU fee status requirements or the MRC residency requirements.

How to Apply

For further details and information on how to apply to this funding, please click here.

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2016.

2016-17 MRC London Intercollegiate DTP Studentships

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