MSc and Diploma Bursaries, Cancer Research, UK

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MSc and Diploma Bursaries, Cancer Research, UK: The MSc and Diploma Bursaries fund are open for application once a year and aim:

  • To encourage MSc/Diploma training in cancer relevant biology, chemistry and cancer care.
  • To support trans-disciplinary courses in bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematical biology, etc. where this training will be used in a cancer relevant area.

    Who can apply?

  • Applicants with a clear demonstrable intention to use their training in a cancer relevant field;
  • Clinicians, nurses, and applicants in a profession allied to medicine are strongly encouraged to apply;
  • Other cancer researchers who are not clinically qualified (ideally applicants who completed their undergraduate degree at least 2 years prior to application);
  • Applicants undertaking courses in bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematical biology, etc. (applicants who completed their undergraduate degree less than 2 years prior to application can apply if they have a genuine interest in these disciplines).
  • Candidates of any nationality may apply but must have been resident and working in the European Economic Area (EEA) for three years immediately before application and intend to pursue a career in the UK.

    Key features of the Bursary

  • The bursary will provide course fees (please note that fees will be paid at the level for UK/EU students; where fees for overseas students are higher, Cancer Research UK will not fund the additional cost);
  • Full-time students may apply for a contribution to living expenses (maximum £5,500 per annum). Please note that this will be awarded only if the course organisers agree to administer the living expenses.
    Deadline: May.

    If you have specific questions relating to your application, please contact Dr Cheok-man Chow, Research Manager (Personal Awards) at cheok-man.chow[at]cancer.org.uk

    For further details, and application materials, contact: MSc and Diploma-Bursaries Website

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