The PhD Studentships are funded by the British Heart Foundation to support established cardiovascular science investigators in training PhD students in the UK. The primary supervisor must devote a minimum of 10% of their time to supervising the student and a second supervisor should also be included.
The grant provides funding for 3 years and includes:
- Student stipend at current BHF rates
- Tuition fees at standard home student rate (set by the research institution)
- Research consumables directly attributable to the project, usually less then £14,000 per year
- Travel funding of up to £1,000 to present research at or attend scientific meetings relevant to the grant
Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply at any time.