Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

This scheme provides small grants to enable clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and strengthen their applications for longer-term fellowships and funding.

The scheme is administered by the Academy of Medical Sciences and is a collaboration between the Wellcome Trust, the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK, the Medical Research Council, the Royal College of Physicians and Diabetes UK.

Scheme at a glance 

Career stage:
Type of researcher:
Clinical, Public health
Where your host organisation is based:
Level of funding:

Up to £30,000

Duration of funding:

1 to 2 years

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Eligibility and suitability 

What we offer 

How to apply 

Key dates 

The Academy of Medical Sciences considers applications twice a year.

March round

  1. March each year

    Application deadline

  2. June each year

    Committee review

Contact us 

If you have any questions, contact the Academy of Medical Sciences:

Phone us on+44 (0)20 3141 3221