Early Career Grant
To provide support to Early Career Members in a variety of ways.
Grants may be awarded for research to gain preliminary data before applying for other external funding and resources for a small project or to finalise a project. This is a non-exclusive list of examples.
Deadlines for this grant are at 11:59 am BST on Wednesday 5 May 2021 and Wednesday 10 November 2021.
up to £10,000
- Applications should normally be from post-docs or, in exceptional cases, from applicants within the final year of a PhD; the project should also be one that is distinct from that done during a PhD
- If an applicant is not an academic or academic-related staff member, a letter of support is required by the principal investigator or clinical team leader
- Applications submitted by members at recognised higher education research institute and/or medical institution will be considered
- If there are extenuating circumstances, for instance a career break, please supply details
- Early Career Members may must hold a minimum of six months’ membership
- One of the successful applications at each deadline will be funded by the Society's Marjorie Robinson Fund which supports research into disease of the adrenal and/or pituitary glands
How to apply
Apply for a grant online. You will be asked to logon using your SfE membership details. Below is a summary of the guidelines that markers use in the selection process.
The Society for Endocrinology is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) non-commercial Partner. This means the studies that we fund may be eligible to access the NIHR Study Support Service which is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network. The NIHR Clinical Research Network supports researchers and the life sciences industry to plan, setup and deliver high quality research to agreed timescales and study recruitment targets, for the benefit of patients and the NHS. This includes relevant research in public health and social care in England. In partnership with your local R&D office, we encourage you to involve your local Clinical Research Network team in discussions as early as possible when planning your study. This will allow you to fully benefit from the support available through the NIHR Study Support Service. To find out more about how you can apply for this additional support to help deliver your study, please visit www.nihr.ac.uk/study-support-service or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be put in touch with someone who can provide further information on the support that the NIHR Clinical Research Network offers through the NIHR Study Support Service.
Applications submitted by a member based in a recognised Higher Education Research Institute and/or Medical Institution will be considered