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Master’s Awards

Awarded by Wellcome Trust


This scheme enables scholars to undertake basic training in research and methods through a one-year Master's course in medical history and humanities.


You should have a minimum of an excellent upper-second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.|Applications will not be considered from those who have already received support for their postgraduate studies from another funding body.


  • Annual

Award Value

The award is for one year, and includes: the student's stipend; all compulsory university and college fees at the UK home postgraduate student level. Fees at the overseas rate will not be provided.

Application procedure

All enquiries about Master's Awards should be made directly to the relevant institution.

Closing date

May 1st

Study Level

  • Postgraduate
  • Research

Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. We spend around £600 million every year both in the UK and internationally achieving our mission: supporting the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities.

Our broadly defined mission allows us to respond flexibly to medical needs and scientific opportunities. As well as tackling immediate priorities, our independence and long-term perspective enable us to support research that will benefit future generations.

The Trust employs over 500 staff in various departments. Our governing document is our constitution, and our Board of Governors has ultimate responsibility for what we do.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Wellcome Trust by using the links below.


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