girl in labThe Imperial College Clinician-Investigator Scholarship programme (ICCIS) has been established to support doctors demonstrating exceptional clinical academic merit and potential and who wish to undertake rigorous research training within the Faculty of Medicine working in partnership with its NHS partners in the Imperial College AHSC. They will have to access to a broad range of clinical specialties and to basic science and clinical research settings. 

The Faculty of Medicine is one of the largest in Europe and is at the forefront of translating biomedical discoveries into patient benefit. We deliver outstanding research and impact from our wide-ranging discovery and translational science programmes and through our strong focus on partnership. Our extensive postgraduate and doctoral training programmes immerse students and researchers in world-leading scientific discovery and its translation to public health improvements.  Successful ICCIS candidates will have access to high-quality supervision and gain cutting-edge knowledge and analytical skills through exposure to the many research strengths of Imperial.  Candidates will be equipped with biomedical research experience that can be linked to their own clinical discipline and which will pave the way for them to make the very highest contribution to medicine. They will be ideally placed to play a vital role in translating scientific breakthroughs for patient benefit.

Applicants must be fully qualified medical doctors in training in the UK and at Core Training level or above, in any specialty.  The scholarship provides a salary stipend for the duration of the programme, full fees and, bench fees of ~£15K per year.

With one single application process for Wellcome 4i, ICCIS and LFFMS, candidates can submit one application only and need not specify which post they are applying for, this will be discussed at the time of interview. Please see the Wellcome Trust and AHSC funded Clinical PhD Programmes for further details.

This ICCIS opportunity was generously funded by a private donor and began in 2018. Enquiries should be directed in the first instance to the CATO team at: