The MRC funds a range of fellowship award schemes for both clinical and non-clinical researchers.
Opportunities in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies are provided by Strategic Skills Fellowship Schemes .
Interested in partnering with industry during your fellowship? See the range of new opportunities MRC provides.
For information on how to apply and assessment procedure visit the links on the right.
Use the MRC Fellowships Eligibility Checker to find out which is the most appropriate for you.
An archive of closed Fellowships is provided for reference purposes.
Career development award
Up to 5 years support for outstanding post-doctoral researchers who wish to consolidate their research skills.
Clinical research training fellowship
Up to 3 years support for clinically qualified, active professionals to undertake specialised or further research training.
Clinician scientist fellowship
To enable outstanding clinical researchers to consolidate their research skills and make transition from postdoctoral research and training to independent investigation.
Early career fellowship in economics of health
Extends the preceding joint MRC/NIHR/ESRC fellowship, established to support two rounds of annual fellowship competitions.
Interdisciplinary Social and Biomedical Sciences Fellowships
The ESRC-MRC Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition is now replaced by alternative schemes.
Jointly funded clinical research training fellowship
Opportunities for additional clinical research training fellowships through collaborations with Royal Colleges and Charity funders.
Methodology research fellowship
Part of MRC's renewed commitment to methods development research aimed at developing the methodological research leaders of tomorrow.
MRC Career development award in biostatistics
Postdoctoral fellowship to support individuals working in, or who wish to move into, health related research.
Policy internship scheme
The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) have teamed up to offer a policy internship scheme.
Population health scientist fellowship
Early career training and development in population health sciences.
Senior clinical fellowship
Prestigious award for clinical researchers of exceptional ability.
Senior non-clinical fellowship
Award for non-clinical researchers of exceptional ability.
Special training fellowship in biomedical informatics (computational biology, neuroinformatics and health informatics)
Awarded at post-doctoral entry level only. All proposals must include a well-specified formal training element in addition to a research project.