HEE Bridging Programme for East of England

Applications for Post-Doctoral Bridging awards are now open

Pre-Masters and Pre-Doctoral Bridging awards will open on 15th March 2021.

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.

2021 round will open on 15th March 2021

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.

2021 round will open on 15th March 2021

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.

deadline for applications: 21st March 2021

interviews: 14th May 2021

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