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.
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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