The KKLF Fellowships Programme for International Applicants in UK, 2014

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The Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund is offering up to 3 such Junior Fellowships awarded annually. Fellowship programme is to support outstanding individuals wanting to pursue research into haematological malignancies. International students can apply for the fellowships. fellowships are expected to cover a period of 3 years and are to be undertaken on a full-time basis in a recognized university, hospital, or other equivalent institution. Application deadline is 25th October 2013 for 2014 session.. The objective of the Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Junior Research Fellowship programme is to support outstanding individuals wanting to pursue research into haematological malignancies. The fellowships are expected to cover a period of 3 years and are to be undertaken on a full-time basis in a recognized university, hospital, or other equivalent institution..  The fellowships are available for pursuing junior research programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Applications will be considered on any aspect of the study of leukaemia interpreted in its broadest sense including but not limited to molecular biology and biochemistry, virology, immunology, cell biology, epidemiology and diagnostic and therapeutic strategies including gene transfer. Persons seeking predominantly clinical training in the management of patients with leukaemia or allied disorders will not be eligible for KKLF research fellowships.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants may be of any nationality but should have a recognized higher degree (PhD, MRCP, MRCPath or equivalent).
· Non
· medical scientists who will usually have 1
· 4 years’ postdoctoral experience and are intending to work either at a recognized UK research institution or seeking a travel fellowship for relevant work abroad may apply for a scientific fellowship
· Clinicians seeking funding for a PhD in the field of leukaemia research, usually at a UK centre, may apply for a clinical research fellowship.
Benefits of the scholarship:  KKLF will allocate up to £17,000 p.a. to contribute to the cost of laboratory consumables and a further amount up to £1,000 p.a. to cover travel costs to meetings. No overtime payments will be paid.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowship is offered for three years.
Number of scholarships:  There will be up to 3 such junior fellowships awarded annually.

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