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Eligibility & How to Apply

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We welcome applications from students who: 

UK nationals or those that have established UK residency are eligible for a Full MRC award. Students from the EU may be eligible to receive a 'Fees-only' award.


How to Apply

 Applications for this studentship are submitted alongside the Four-Year (MRes + PhD) Programme in Stem Cell Biology & Medicine. Please follow the application process detailed here.


Financial Support

 The Medical Research Council provides 4 years of funding for UK students, including: 

  • University Fees at the 'Home' rate *;
  • A stipend at the standard RCUK rate, which is then augmented from other sources to bring it in line with Wellcome stipend rates (= £19,919 pa);
  • Funding for research consumables;
  • A contribution towards personal development training;
  • A contribution towards travel/conference attendance.

*Funding is not available for International students. EU students may be eligible for a 'Fees-only' award.