HEE Bridging Programme for East of England

Applications for Pre-Masters and Pre-Doctoral Bridging awards are now open.

Deadline for completed applications: 15th May 2020

We understand that it may be difficult under current circumstances to get your line manager's sign off and are allowing an additional 2 weeks to submit the signature page (30th May).

Note that the completed application must however be submitted by 15th May (midday).


Health Education England Bridging Programme

The following annual awards funded by Health Education England and managed by the University of East Anglia in partnership with other universities in the region are available to non-medical health and social care professionals employed in the East of England (Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk) to support the national agenda to increase research capacity and contribute to the improvement in patient outcomes:

Pre-Masters Internship provides an introduction to research and prepares individuals to apply for a HEE/NIHR Pre-Doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship (PCAF), Masters in Research or other similar career development opportunity.

Deadline for applications: 15th May 2020

Interviews: 2nd and 3rd July 2020

Pre-Doctoral Bridging Award is designed to support individuals with research Masters-level qualifications who aspire to undertake a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship (HEE/NIHR CDRF) or other similar PhD opportunity.

Deadline for applications: 15th May 2020

Interviews: 2nd and 3rd July 2020

Post-Doctoral Bridging Award is designed to support individuals who have completed a PhD and wish to progress their clinical academic career and to apply for an NIHR/HEE Clinical Lectureship or other similar post-doctoral opportunity.

closed for 2020

Further information including guidance, application forms and contact can be found under each scheme link.