Since 1975, the Foulkes Foundation has established and awarded the The Foulkes Foundation Fellowships to promote medical research, the training of scientists and the study of medicine.
The Foundation provides Fellowships to outstanding post-doctoral scientists in the form of financial support, giving exceptional scientists a unique opportunity to study medicine and become the research leaders of the future.
The Foulkes Foundation invites applications for Fellowships from recently qualified scientists and medical graduates.
The Foulkes Foundation Fellowships
Course(s) Offered: Medicine, Science
Course Level: Graduate (fellowships, training, post-doc)
Provider: The Foulkes Foundation
Country to Study in: UK
Applicants should be recently qualified scientists and medical graduates. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree and should intend to contribute to medical research.
It would be helpful if applicants with science degrees wishing to study medicine were to indicate in what way they would regard possession of a medical qualification to be likely to assist them to make use of their scientific qualifications in their subsequent career.
Similarly, medically qualified applicants wishing to take a post-doctoral degree in science should indicate why they wish to obtain additional experience and qualifications, and how they expect that this will assist them in their future research career.
The Trustees will be particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who are likely to make use of recent developments in molecular biology, biological sciences and biotechnology in the programme of medical research they hope to pursue.
Applicants will be selected by an Advisory Board whose decision is subject to final approval by the Trustees of the Foulkes Foundation.
Citizens of ALL countries
Tenable in the United Kingdom only
Fields of study
Courses in Medicine and the Sciences (molecular biology, biological sciences, biotechnology, etc). Courses must be related to research, training and study of medicine
Number of awards
Not specified. Several awards will be given
Awarded for up to three (3) years
The Fellowships do not cover fees. The size of the Fellowship depends on the circumstances of the applicant and is intended to cover personal maintenance only.
Method of Application
To apply, you need to indicate interest by filling out an application form. Application forms for 2016 are now available from, and can be obtained from the Registrar. Please contact:
Foulkes Foundation Fellowship
37 Ringwood Avenue
London N2 9NT
Or, you may prefer to use the online contact form
When contacting the Registrar for an application form, please enclose a stamped, addressed envelope. Complete applications should be sent by post in four copies.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.
The closing date for applications is 15th March 2016
The Foulkes Foundation is a charitable Foundation that was established in 1972. The Fellowships were first awarded in 1975 and their purpose is to promote medical research, the training of scientists and the study of medicine.
The Foundation provides Fellowships to outstanding post-doctoral scientists.
Application Deadline: 15 March 2016
Open to International Students: Yes