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PhD Grant Call 2024

Cancer Research Wales is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentship funding.

Start date

29 May 2024



Cancer Research Wales has a proud history of supporting the next generation of cancer researchers through the funding of PhD studentships. 

We are therefore pleased to be inviting proposals for PhD projects, which can take place in any cancer-related field and are not limited to any specific cancer type.

The proposal should align with our Research Strategy which comprises four broad themes:

Discovery and Translational Research

Screening, Prevention and Early Diagnosis

Better Treatments

Health Systems and Outcomes Research

If you are unsure if your proposal is suitable, please contact Head of Research, Dr Lee Campbell, by e-mail (

For more information about Cancer Research Wales grant calls, including our Research Code of Conduct, please see our Information for Applicants page.

To apply, please download the Expression of Interest form below and return the completed form to

Key Dates

Expression of Interest Deadline

12th July

Invitation to Submit Full Application

26th July

Full Application Deadline

7th October