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Alzheimer’s Society – PhD Studentships

13 January 2014


PhD Studentships


Alzheimer’s Society


17th April 2014


Funding is provided for up to three years and includes a stipend (£15,000-£16,000 per year), university PhD fees at EU rates, consumables & equipment, and conference dissemination support.


The objective of Alzheimer’s Society PhD Studentship grants is to provide funding for new PhD studentships in the areas of cause, cure, care or prevention of all types of dementia.

Applications should be made by the prospective supervisor and can be submitted with or without a named student.


Up to 3 years


The host institution must be in the UK. Funding is not available for studentships that have already commenced. Students must have at least a 2.1 degree. Students do not need to be from the UK, nor resident for any amount of time before the award begins. However, Alzheimer’s Society will provide student fees up to the UK/EU rate only.


Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 20th September 2013

20 September 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

  • ESRC – Alcohol Misuse Research. A total of between £750,000-£1.5m available for projects lasting up to 5 years. Closing Date: 29th November 2013.
  • TSB – Better Health Outcomes. Up to £100,000 available for projects lasting 6 months. Closing Date: 31st October 2013.
  • TSB – Supply chain innovation towards a circular economy. Projects up to £1m in value, lasting up to 24 months. Closing Date: 18th December 2013.
  • NIHR – Public Health Research Programme. No fixed limits on cost or duration. Closing Date: 19th November 2013.
  • Royal Academy of Engineering – ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award. Up to £40,000 available. Closing Date: 21st October 2013.
  • UKIERI – Knowledge Economy Partnerships. £5,000-20,000 available for partnerships lasting up to 1 year. Closing Date: 28th October 2013.
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Poverty and Ethnicity: Exploring the links through quantitative research. JRF anticipate commissioning between three and seven projects of 10 months’ duration from a total budget of £150,000. Closing Date: 16th October 2013.
  • Alzheimer’s Research UK – Interdisciplinary Research Grants. Up to £250,000 available for projects lasting up to 3 years. Closing Date: 24th January 2014.
  • Cancer Research UK – Drug Discovery Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting up to 2 years. Closing Date: 5th November 2013.
  • Association for International Cancer Research – Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting 3 years. Closing Date: 25th October 2013.
  • The Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund – Junior Research Fellowships. Salary costs plus up to £17,000 pa for consumables and £1,000 pa for travel costs for fellowships lasting 3 years. Closing Date: 25th October 2013.
  • Action Medical Research – Project Grants. Up to £200,000 to cover salary costs, consumables and items of equipment essential for carrying out the work. Closing Date: 25th November 2013.
  • Royal Archaeological Institute – Research Grants. Up to £5,000 available. Closing Date: 11th January 2014.

EU Funders 

  • EU – Directorate-General for Justice – Daphne III Action Grants. A minimum of €750,000 for projects lasting 2 years. Closing Date: 30th October 2013.
  • EU – Directorate-General for Education & Culture – Tenders on the changing pedagogical landscape. An estimated €400,000 is available for projects lasting up to 18 months. Closing Date: 22nd October 2013.