HEE ACL Starter Grant

In partnership with the Directors of Clinical Academic Training at the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham the School of Clinical Academic Training offers an annual starter grant of £10,000 for post-doctoral Clinical Lecturers.

There are normally two awards available, one for CLs at the University of Leicester and one for CLs at the University of Nottingham.

Starter Grant Applications

Eligibility criteria:

  • At least 2 years remaining in your CL post*
  • At least 2 years before your CCT date - unless you are a GP - GP CLs will be eligible to apply providing they have at least 2 years remaining in their CL post
  • Locally and NIHR funded CLs will be eligible and treated equally
  • Previous award recipients will not be eligible for a further award

*If you hold a locally funded post and your CCT date is beyond the end of your current 4 year funding period please contact me to discuss whether this can be taken into account.

All eligible CLs will be contacted directly with information on how to apply.

The applications will be scored by members of the School of Clinical Academic Training Board/Operational Group and a final decision agreed at a School Board meeting/Operational Group meeting.

Please contact Professor Jonathan Barratt (jb81@le.ac.uk), Head of the Postgraduate Specialty School of Clinical Academic Training, if you have any questions.

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