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Admissions criteria

Universities around the world are invited to nominate one candidate who has demonstrated the potential to become a future leader in primary care research. They will usually be 1-10 years post-doctoral.  

Selection process

A selection committee will choose the best applicants, eight to ten applicants are normally selected.  Selection criteria include: demonstration of leadership skills; initiative; publications; and research activities. Nominating universities need to demonstrate their support of the participants throughout the programme.

How to apply

To be considered for this programme, please send:

  • A completed application form.
  • Your CV.
  • Recommendation from your head of department.
  • Confirmation that your department will cover the fees and costs associated with the programme.

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NIHR SPCR institution members

The NIHR SPCR offers funding for staff at member institutions.