Springboard - Health of the Public 2040 Awards support health social sciences and medical humanities researchers to launch independent careers. The scheme is a collaboration between the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) and Wellcome.
You can apply for a Springboard - Health of the Public 2040 Award if:
You can find out more about eligibility for the Springboard Health of the Public 2040 Award on the AMS website.
If you’re a practising clinician, you can’t apply to this scheme. You may be able to apply for a Starter Grant for Clinical Lecturers instead.
A Springboard Health of the Public 2040 Award from the AMS offers up to £50,000 over two years. You cannot apply for less than £25,000 over two years.
You can use the award to cover:
If successful, AMS will also offer you mentoring and career support.
The AMS website has more information about costs.
Funding cannot be used to pay for your personal salary costs or to buy out teaching time.
This scheme has now closed.
If you are disabled or have a chronic health condition, we can support you with the application process.
If you have a question, contact the Academy of Medical Sciences:
+44 (0)20 3141 3238