Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowships

United Kingdom
12 May 2017
30 Jun 2017
Diabetes, Endocrinology
Contract Type
Full Time

Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowships

Diabetes UK, the leading charity for people with diabetes in the UK, invites applications for Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowships. These Fellowships enable healthcare professionals to work towards a PhD or MD and develop a career in diabetes research.

Financial support

Support may be requested for up to three years and may include the applicant’s salary, PhD fees, and support for materials and consumables.


Applications are invited from individuals working in a patient-facing role, including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, midwives, psychologists and dietitians. It is our intention for this scheme to be as inclusive as possible. If you are unsure whether you meet the eligibility criteria please contact us at Please note that applicants should identify a supervisor before applying. 

Deadline: 5.00pm on 31 October 2017

How to apply

Applicants can apply through our online application system by clicking on the apply button. 

Assessment criteria

Applications will be assessed on:

  • Quality and relevance of proposal
  • Applicant’s track record
  • Potential of applicant to pursue a research career which makes a difference for people with diabetes
  • Quality of research environment and support

Short listed candidates will be interviewed in March/April 2018.
For further details, including full eligibility criteria and information on allowed costs please see


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