Developing Research Leaders Awards June 2021

The NIHR School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR) invites Stage 1 applications to support individuals to develop their careers as research leaders in adult social care research in England. This is part of NIHR SSCR’s commitment to build research capacity in adult social care.

The Developing Research Leaders Award (DRLA) Scheme aims to address the need to support individuals at a more advanced level in their research careers by providing tailored and targeted support to develop further as the next leaders for adult social care research. This is particularly where individuals would benefit from resources to help them to accelerate their progression.

Successful applicants can start on or after 1 November 2021 but must commence no later than 1 January 2022. Awards must finish no later than 31 December 2023.

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

Applications received by 16.30 on Thursday 3 June 2021 will be considered by the School’s Commissioning Panel for the DRLA Scheme.

Applicants are asked to submit an Intention to Submit by 16.30 on Thursday 20 May 2021.

Call for Applications (PDF)

Application Form (Word)