Individual Research Career Development Awards

The NIHR School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR) invites proposals to support individuals to develop their careers in adult social care research in England. This is part of NIHR SSCR’s commitment to build research capacity in adult social care.

Applicants will need to make a strong case to the School for the proposed plan for their career development with a clear commitment to establishing a long-term career in adult social care research, including the organisational support they will receive, any training they will undertake as part of their workplan, and how this package will help them take the next steps in their research career or develop their research capacity.

The School will consider awards of between 8 and 35 months in duration. Awards must finish no later than 28 February 2024.

Funding is available for awards of up to £50,000 per applicant.

Applications received by 16.30 on Monday 18 January 2021 will be considered by the Capacity Building Management Team of NIHR SSCR Executive Group.

Applicants are asked to submit an Expression of Interest by 16.30 on Monday 30 November 2020.

Call for Applications (PDF)

Application Form (Word)