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Alzheimer’s Society Launch New Funding Schemes

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This week Alzheimer’s Society launched 10 new research funding schemes to providing support for researchers working at all career-levels across clinical, biomedical and care research. Funding for PhD studentships and fellowships to career development grants, and project funding for established independent researchers.

Learn more about our research grant funding and application process and how you can submit a high-quality research application – you can also follow the new Alzheimer’s Society Research Team Twitter Account

PhD funding

PhD Studentships – Are you a dementia researcher looking to support the next generation of talented students? Our Alzheimer’s Society PhD Studentship grants offer outstanding support for promising candidates wishing to embark on a career in dementia research.

Clinical training partnerships – Are you a clinical academic wanting to increase the number of clinicians and health care professionals in dementia research? Our Alzheimer’s Society Clinical Training Partnerships are available for institutions with the capacity and infrastructure to support multiple clinical PhD candidates.

Clinician and Healthcare Professionals Training Fellowship – Are you a clinician or healthcare professional looking to begin a career in dementia research? Alzheimer’s Society’s Clinician and Healthcare Professionals Training Fellowship is ideal for all professionals working in clinical and health services who are looking pursue a PhD.


Postdoctoral Fellowships – Are you an early career researcher looking to explore a research idea with a supervisor? Alzheimer’s Society Postdoctoral Fellowships are ideal for anyone early in their research career.

Dementia Research Leader Fellowship – Are you an experienced dementia researcher looking to make the step to research independence? Our Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Research Leader Fellowship is for exceptional researchers who want to build on several successful years of research and are ready to begin an independent research career.

Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships – Are you a dementia researcher who has had a career break of two or more years for family, caring, or health reasons and wish to return to research? Alzheimer’s Society are proud to be partnering with Daphne Jackson Trust to sponsor a three-year fellowship for dementia researchers wanting to return to research.

Career development

Pre-doctoral clinical bursary – Are you a clinician or allied health professional interested in research and wanting to gain some experience? Learn more about Alzheimer’s Society’s Pre-Doctoral Clinical Bursary.

Career development grant – Are you a post-doctoral researcher working towards research independence? Learn about Alzheimer’s Society Career Development Grants, which offer one year of funding to support post-doctoral researchers and fellows with the next stage of their career.

Post-CCT career development grant – Are you a clinical early career researcher (ECR) working towards research independence? Alzheimer’s Society’s Post-CCT Career Development grants offer one year of funding to allow promising clinical researchers to gather data and build their CV in preparation for the next stage in their career.

Project grant

Project grants – Are you an established dementia researcher looking for support to follow your next big idea? Our Alzheimer’s Society Project Grants are for researchers to carry out world-class dementia research. These flexible grants can include funding for pilot, springboard, and seed funding applications.

Dementia Researcher is hosting a Twitter Spaces discussion with the Alzheimer’s Society Grants Team on the 15th June at 1.00pm – Set a Reminder, and join us to find out more and get your questions answered

Twitter Spaces Reminder


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