Irish Cancer Society Social, Nursing, and Allied Health Research Scholarship Programme 2021 (deadline extended)
Expression of Interest deadline extended to Tuesday, 23 March 2021
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The Irish Cancer Society is now accepting Expression of Interest (EOI) applications for the Social, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences (SNAH) Research Scholarship 2021. The objective of the Irish Cancer Society SNAH Research Scholarship is to offer excellent graduates from nursing, allied health, and social sciences the opportunity to undertake postgraduate training in cancer research.
Applications aligned with the Irish Cancer Society Strategy (2020-2025) are sought from individuals wishing to pursue a PhD in cancer research in an area of social, nursing, and allied health sciences, including, but not limited to: psychology, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, public health, social work, speech and language therapy, and dietetics.
All eligible EOI applications will be reviewed by a scientific and a PPI (Public and Patient Involvement) panel. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a full application.
|Wednesday, 27 January 2021||Opening of call for Expressions of Interest (EOI)|
|Tuesday, 23 March 2021 @ 3.00pm||Deadline for online EOI submission|
|End April 2021||Shortlisted applicants invited to submit full application|
|Wednesday, 2 June 2021 @ 3.00pm||Full application deadline|
|Week of 12 July 2021||Interviews (online)|
* Dates are provisional and subject to change. Further details of important dates for the full application stage will be given to shortlisted applicants. Applicants must be available to attend the interview online.
Funding and scholarship duration
The maximum funding granted for this scholarship is €160,000 to be undertaken up to 4 years full-time or up to 8 years part-time. A part-time scholarship is only allowable for nursing and allied health applicants who will hold a concurrent clinical post in their professional field during the course of the scholarship.
Within the total budget, €5,000 is restricted for a Mobility and Capacity Building Element (see application guidelines below for details). The remaining budget of €155,000 is to cover:
|University registration fees||A maximum of €8,500 per annum may be allocated for university registration fees.|
|Running costs||Costs associated with conducting the research, for example, consumables, materials, small equipment items.|
|Travel and dissemination||To cover costs of disseminating the research.|
|Patient and Public Involvement costs||A minimum of €1,000 must be allocated to support PPI activities.|
* Details provided are provisional. Information on the proposed budget will only be sought at the full application stage.
Where we get our funding
Fundraising events, donations, charity shops, corporate giving – these are some of the ways we get our funding.
For more information
(01) 231 0500