Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowships

06 Jun 2014
04 Jul 2014
Nursing Field
Academic, Education
Job Type

Diabetes UK, the leading charity for people with diabetes in the UK, invites applications for Sir George Alberti Research Training Fellowships. These Fellowships enable healthcare professionals to work towards a PhD or MD and develop a career in diabetes research.

Financial support

Support may be requested for up to three years and may include the applicant’s salary, PhD fees, and support for materials and consumables.


Applications are invited from individuals working in a patient-facing role, including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, midwives, psychologists and dietitians. It is our intention for this scheme to be as inclusive as possible. If you are unsure whether you meet the eligibility criteria please click on the button below. Please note that applicants should identify a supervisor before applying.


5.00pm on 31 October 2014

How to apply

Assessment criteria

Applications will be assessed on:

  • Quality and relevance of proposal
  • Applicant’s track record
  • Potential of applicant to pursue a research career which makes a difference for people with diabetes
  • Quality of research environment and support

Short listed candidates will be interviewed in March 2015.

For further details click here, including full eligibility criteria and information on allowed costs

Applicants can apply through our online application system via the button below.