The NIHR Imperial BRC is delighted to be able to award up to four bursaries to home fee status participants of the MRes in Clinical Research – Translational Medicine pathway programme for the 2024/2025 academic year.

Each bursary is valued at £7,450, with 50% of the award applied for the 1 year full time route of the programme.

The bursary will only be available to Home status fee-paying students whose aim is to complete the full MRes over 1 year. 


Bursaries are available to those currently holding an offer for the 24/25 academic year to start the MRes Clinical Research Programme (Translational Medicine pathway).

The funding will only be available to applicants who have a current Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust association or have worked at the Trust within the past 5 years at any level.


Up to 4 bursaries are offered to home fee-paying students. Each bursary is valued at £7,450, with 50% of the award applied for the 1-year programme.

Eligibility criteria

  • To be eligible to apply the applicant must be in receipt of an offer for the MRes Clinical Research – Translational Medicine to commence in October 2024.
  • To receive the bursary, you must have accepted the offer and have fulfilled all offer criteria.

Application process

Applications for the MRes Programme can be made online. As part of your application please include a 1-page personal statement outlining your reasons for wishing to undertake the programme and at the top of this document clearly note your application is related to this BRC funding opportunity.

You do not need to make a separate application for the funding – your application for the MRes programme will be taken as an application for both the MRes programme and to be considered for the funding.


Please ensure you have submitted your application no later than Friday 23rd August 2024, 12.00 pm (UK time). Please note that this funding opportunity may close earlier if all 4 bursaries have been allocated, so applicants are encouraged to apply early.