The Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) covers the fees of up to £3,500 for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals on a yearly basis studying for a PhD, DPhil, DNurs. or the professional doctorate.
Students should be employed by Oxford University or Oxford NHS Trusts and be working in one of the BRC themes or in an area that aligns to one of the themes.
For personal doctoral-level awards the proposal:
- must be for clinical and applied health research, including social care research;
- must have clear potential for directly benefiting patients and the public;
- can involve patients, samples or data from patients, people who are not patients, populations, health technology assessment or health services research.
The NIHR does not support basic research or work involving animals or their tissue.
The funding is intended to cover the cost of fees up to a maximum of £3,500 and is provided on a yearly basis. Further funding will usually be renewed annually depending on the candidate meeting the usual academic milestones and continued funding to the Oxford BRC beyond 2022.
Conditions associated with the award
You will be expected to remain in touch with the BRC Training and Education Manager during the funding period firstname.lastname@example.org. Any resulting publications must give credit to the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. You will be expected to submit a report at the end of the funding period.
Download the Application for Doctoral Awards 2020 (zipped Word file)