Doctoral Training Fellowship

Applicants must be a Member of The British Geriatrics Society for the lifetime of the grant* and meet the requirements for a programme of PhD study at a UK-based University

The focus of the research must be aligned to understanding and treating age-related diseases and frailty.

Fellowships will cover salary, on-costs, tuition fees and consumables.

Please note: applicants who are in a specialty training programme and shortlisted for interview must obtain and provide written permission from their Deanery allowing them to undertake at least three years Out of Programme time, should they be successful in being awarded a fellowship.

Deadline for applications – 2 August 2019

Interview date for shortlisted applicants – 8 October 2019

Guidance for applicants

The joint DMT/BGS Research Training Fellowship will be expected to be up to £210,000 over the three years in total based on FTE salary costs. The award will be expected to cover:

  • an individual’s salary (at the appropriate grade on the relevant pay scale), plus on-costs,
  • tuition fees for a PhD
  • an additional amount to cover consumables and travel to present their work

Please note that Dunhill Medical Trust terms and conditions for research grants will apply and can be viewed here. Applicants should also read our Frequently Asked Question’s.

* For membership queries please contact the British Geriatrics Society via

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