UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


BRC Doctoral Trainee Support Grant

The Doctoral Training Support Fund invites proposals for consumables funding for translational clinical research / experimental medicine projects being undertaken by PhD students within GOSH and UCL GOS ICH.

Supported projects must be patient and/or disease relevant research including basic laboratory science, pre-clinical and early-phase clinical research (phase 0-II) aligned with the research themes of GOSH BRC. Further information on the objectives of GOSH BRC and the remit of each of the four research themes can be found on the GOSH website.

 Applicants are eligible to apply if they:

  • registered prior to the 2019/20 academic year
  • will be able to complete the proposed research for the purposes of this source of funding before they enter Completing Research Student (CRS) status
  • have not previously been awarded a BRC Doctoral Training Support Grant

The maximum amount of funding requested per application is £5,000. Funds may be accessed from 1st August 2020 and must be fully spent by 20th March 2021.

Application Procedure: 

Full details of the application procedure can be found on the NIHR GOSH BRC websiteApplicants must complete the Application Form below and submit one electronic copy of the form (with e-signatures) to ich.researchdegrees@ucl.ac.uk by 5pm on Wednesday 24th June  with 'BRC DTSF Application' as the subject heading. If you have any questions about the call, please contact brc@gosh.nhs.uk.