HEE Bridging Programme for East of England 

Applications for the Post-Doctoral Bridging Fellowship now open. Deadline 25th January 2024.

Applications for the 2023 Pre-Masters Internships and  Pre-Doctoral are now closed.

A shortened Pre-Doctoral Bridging award is  available. For more information see here   

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. 

now closed to applications

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 DCAF) or other similar PhD opportunity. 

now closed to applications

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 Advanced Clinical Fellowship (ACAF) or other similar post-doctoral opportunity.  

deadline for applications: 25 January 2024

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

A recording of the Webinar on the HEE Internship and Bridging scheme held on 24th November  2021 can be viewed here

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