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Around three million people in the UK have kidney disease


Intercalated Degree

Intercalated Degree

This is a funding opportunity for medical students who wish to undertake an intercalated degree. where research is directly relevant to the kidney and kidney disease.

  • Funding available: £5,000
  • Funding period: one year
  • Start date: awards are required to start by October 2019 (Academic Year 2019/20).
  • Application deadline: Closed 5pm, Friday 29 March 2019
  • Funding decision: May 2019

Additional information

Tutors should ensure that they only support suitable students.

Supervisors may only supervise up to two student applications, with each being for a different project.

All applicants must be resident and an undergraduate at a UK university, where the intercalated year must also take place.

Successful applicants also offered awards from other bodies will be expected to accept one award only (although special consideration will be given to hardship bursaries or awards purely for consumable items of expenditure, on an individual and exceptional basis).

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What difference can funding make to you?

"My funding has provided me with the opportunity to participate in clinical research whilst studying medicine and share my work on a national and international level."

Alice White, Intercalated Degree

How to apply for a research grant

Melissa Lopez-Anton in lab

Applying for a grant can sometimes be confusing and difficult. We have tried to make our application process as easy as possible.

Follow our simple instructions on how to make your application, use our online grants management system and how to make your application as successful as possible.

Get in touch

For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch with our Research Operations Team:

0300 303 1100

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