Eligibility and how to apply

The deadline for the 2016 round has now passed. The next recruitment round will be in Autumn 2017.


  • The Rowling Scholars scheme is open to those eligible for, or engaged in, specialty higher specialist training in the UK (including MRCP or equivalent) in any field related to Regenerative Neuroscience
  • Candidates must demonstrate a clear intention to pursue a career in academic medicine
  • Candidates should have prior research experience, e.g., an intercalated degree


Informal enquiries can be made at any time to Professor Siddharthan Chandran, Director of Edinburgh Neuroscience (0131-465-9519; siddharthan.chandran@ed.ac.uk).


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