Funding & Scholarships

There are several other funding opportunitities if you interested in undertaking a PhD at the Jenner Institute. While the Institute does not itself fund studentships, please study the below options and follow the application procedures indicated for each funding option. Please remember to contact a potential supervisor well in advance of the deadline so there is time to review your CV and to agree on a possible project if your application is successful.

NDM Prize Studentship

As part of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, the Jenner Institute offers doctoral studies through the NDM Prize Studentships. These are fully-funded awards and are open to outstanding candidates from any country without restriction. Both subject specific and generic training in research skills will be provided.

Specific training will be available in molecular biology, vector construction, virology, immunization techniques, a large variety of immunoassays, parasitology, statistical analysis of data and experimental design. The Institute's activities spanning vaccinology, immunology and human genetics will provide exposure to a broad range of research and development activities in the biomedical sciences.

To apply for an NDM Studentship please send your CV to the relevant supervisor to express your interest and follow the application procedures outlined on the webpage.

Wellcome Trust 4-year rotational programme

This Wellcome Trust funded PhD in Infection Immunology and Translational Medicine offers the student the opportunity of working in three different laboratories within the first year of study to tailor an individual student package. Students can then make an informed choice about where to undertake their thesis research project for the subsequent three years.

The choice of laboratories for the PhD is made from a list of over 40 world class supervisors, several of whom are researchers at the Jenner Institute.

NIH and Oxford Scholarship Program

This scheme provides opportunities for the most promising postgraduate students from the United States to undertake collaborative four-year PhD training based in both Oxford and the intramural campus of the National Institutes of Health at Bethesda (Maryland, USA).

More details are available at NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars' Programme.

Other studentship opportunities

Additional funding sources are listed here: