Funding opportunities

NIHR Local Authority Academic Fellowship Programme and Associated Opportunities

This programme of fellowship schemes and short placement awards supports individuals based within local authority settings to develop as health and/or social care researchers whilst retaining their existing employment and salary.

The training opportunities include four schemes:

  • Local Authority Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (LA SPARC) Scheme
  • LAAF Programme Pre-Doctoral Local Authority Fellowship (PLAF) Scheme
  • LAAF Programme Doctoral Local Authority Fellowship (DLAF) Scheme
  • LAAF Programme Advanced Local Authority Fellowship (ALAF) Scheme.

Full details of these schemes can be found here


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