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What to expect as an MRC fellow

All MRC fellowships provide the opportunity to undertake challenging research that will underpin the fellow’s development as a researcher, including a competitive salary, research costs and opportunities to develop networks and collaborations.

Applying for a fellowship

This page provides advice on how to submit an application and links to guidance about the MRC’s range of fellowships.

Fellowship assessment process

This page outlines the review process and assessment criteria for fellowship applications. More general information about peer review and how the MRC manages the review process is available.

Working with industry

If you are interested in sharing expertise, building successful research collaborations and making the most of ‘open careers’ between industry and academia, we offer a range ways to support a flexible career.