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Travel / research prize application now open for PhD / MD students

The first round of the NIHR ARC East Midlands’ PhD / MD Student Travel / Research prize is now open for applications.

In December 2019, we will award three travel/research prizes to PhD/MD students based across the East Midlands. PhD/MD students should be either directly funded by the ARC or their supervisor should have a link to the ARC, either as one of our study leads or as a member of the ARC East Midlands Faculty. Faculty application details, including the application process (free of charge) can be found here: 

Successful applicants will win up to £500 to cover the cost of attendance at a conference (a paper or poster must be being presented) or for research data collection costs.

Three prizes will be made for costs incurred (or due to be incurred) between 1st October 2019 – 31st March 2020.

  • The deadline for applications to be received is 23.59pm on 1st December 2019
  • If you would like to apply for one of these prizes, please complete the application form and return it, together with the supporting information requested, to by the stated deadline
  • Successful applicants will be informed within 10 working days of the deadline

Please be aware that no forms will be marked before the deadline, and any submissions received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Applicants who have previously been awarded this funding (including equivalent CLAHRC award) are not eligible to apply again.

If you have any questions about the prize or the application process, please contact: Emma Rowley,

Published on: 23 Oct 2019