CSPCT and NIHR joint funded award

The CSP Charitable Trust has partnered with the NIHR Academy, to jointly fund a Doctoral Fellowship.

Dr Lisa Cotterill, NIHR Academy Chief Executive explains “Successful ‘Partnership researchers will become part of an active and supportive research community which can draw on the enormous benefits and opportunities that cross-sector working can bring, helping to grow the number of future research leaders in key health areas.”

Professor Jo Jackson, CSP Charitable Trust Chair comments: "The partnership between the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust and NIHR and represents an exciting opportunity to develop leading researchers in physiotherapy supporting the future development of the profession." 

Doctoral Fellowships 

Doctoral Fellowships provide an opportunity to undertake exciting and impactful research; supporting individuals to undertake a PhD in an area of NIHR research that is also aligned with the charity partner’s area of interest. 

Financially the fellowship includes full salary support, PhD fees and research costs; allowing researchers protected time to concentrate on their research, as well as supporting the development of a bespoke training and development programme.  

Find out what makes an application excellent from Professor Gary Frost, Chair of the NIHR Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee.

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