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Potential funding opportunIties from external organisations

The list below is not exhaustive but are examples of organisations who offer DPhil studentships. The majority of these require the proposed supervisor to complete the application form, so if you find a charity which is open to applications please discuss putting together an application with your proposed supervisor.

Brain Research UK

https://www.brainresearchuk.org.uk/research/apply

National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia

https://www.niaa.org.uk/CurrentOpportunities

Alzheimer’s Society

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/research/researchers/our-funding-schemes/phd-studentships

BRACE (AD & dementia)

https://www.alzheimers-brace.org/apply-for-a-research-grant

FIGHT FOR SIGHT

https://www.fightforsight.org.uk/apply-for-funding/researcher-information/phd-studentships/

stroke association

https://www.stroke.org.uk/research/our-funding-schemes/postgraduate-fellowships.

The student must apply directly and not be a physician but can be an allied health professional or other applied researcher.

MS SOCIETY

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/research/researchers/funding/types-research-awards

Alzheimer’s Research UK

https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/for-researchers/research-opportunities/grant-schemes/

Macular Society

https://www.macularsociety.org/research/macular-researchers/grant-programmes/research-grants-and-phd-studentships/

Motor NeuronE Disease Association (MND)

https://www.mndassociation.org/research/for-researchers/apply-for-funding/

Multiple System Atrophy Trust

Grant funds available on application contact:

Alyssa Costantini, Research Associate, institute of Neurology, UCL –   a.costantini@ucl.ac.uk

Viorica Chelban, ABN MSA Research Fellow,  UCL,  v.chelban@ucl.ac.uk

Neurosciences Research Foundation

Grant funds available on application contact:  neurosurgery@sgul.ac.uk

Parkinsons UK

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/research/how-we-fund-and-track-progress-grants

AMRC - Association of Medical Research Charities

https://www.amrc.org.uk/Pages/Category/member-directory?Take=20

Other Sources 

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/rp

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/other  

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/internal/jff