PhD Plus

PhD Plus

Density dependent colour scanning electron image of cardiovascular calcification. Dr. Sergio Bertazzo, UCL

PhD Plus awards are intended to extend a 3-year PhD into a 4-year studentship. The aim of these awards is to allow students who have already made outstanding progress to carry out additional studies that will greatly add to the value of their research and potentially result in high-quality papers or further funding.

We will also consider applications from clinical and surgical fellows to fund the final year of a 3-year PhD. 

Funding is for 6-12 months.

Applicants must be either Rosetrees-funded PhD students or fellows or work in a Rosetrees-funded laboratory (supervisor or co-supervisor holds an active Rosetrees grant). Students who have already submitted their PhD thesis are not eligible to apply.

Stipend & Consumables

Submission period opening 1/12/2020
Submission period closing 15/2/2021
Notification of funding decision April 2021
Grant duration 6-12 months
Funding amount Up to £1500 pcm stipend and up to £600 pcm consumables

How to apply

To apply for PhD Plus funding, please visit our Flexigrant application portal here.

PhD Plus guidelines can be found here.

Review process

All grants will be initially assessed by our internal scientific committee to confirm eligibility, adherence to application stipulations and that they fall within our scientific remit. Applications will then be assessed by a scientific panel and scored based on the scientific quality of the application, the progress of the student to date and the likelihood of further project development.