Grand Challenge Studentships, each funded for 3 years (including a stipend of £18,000 p.a., Home/EU fees and £5000 p.a. research funds), will provide a multi-disciplinary training programme in a highly-supportive environment.
Based within one of the high-profile Institutes or Divisions in UCL’s School of Life and Medical Sciences, students will have access to world-class laboratory, field or office research facilities accompanied by regular interactive problem-solving and ‘blue-skies’ sessions in which free thinking and the development of radical solutions to complex problems are actively encouraged (and rewarded).
Grand Challenge Students will be encouraged to establish
links and collaborations that cut across traditional laboratory,
departmental and discipline boundaries, with supervision by UCL’s
outstanding basic and clinical research teams. In return, Grand
Challenge Students are expected to engage fully with UCL in its
commitment to meeting its Grand Challenges.
NB: Candidates who are not EEA nationals are eligible to apply if they meet the minimum application requirements but all non-EEA applicants must have the ability to pay the difference between the home Home/EU fee and the International fee for 3 years from the start date of the studentship.