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CIMA MRes in Musculoskeletal Ageing Bursary Competition 2015

News - April 24th 2015

CIMA is offering a number of competitive bursaries for outstanding applicants (individual awards of up to £3000) towards the CIMA MRes in Musculoskeletal Ageing for 2015 entry. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following criteria:
  • A minimum grade (or expected grade) of 2.1 in a degree in a related subject – Essential
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to contribute to research in the area of Musculoskeletal Ageing - Essential
  • Practical laboratory experience (particularly if related to the area of Musculoskeletal Ageing) - Desirable
  • Presentation or conference attendance experience (particularly if in the area of Musculoskeletal Ageing) – Desirable

To be eligible for the CIMA bursary award:

  • Applicants must have been ordinarily resident in the UK, or ordinarily resident in a member state of the EU, for three years prior to the start of the MRes programme, i.e. applicants must have been normally residing in the UK or a member state of the EU (apart from temporary or occasional absences).

To apply, please submit an application for the MRes in Musculoskeletal Ageing with the University you wish to register with, and submit a bursary application form which can be found at the following links to g.stephens@sheffield.ac.uk by Monday 22nd June 2015 -

University of Liverpool

University of Sheffield

Newcastle University

We expect interviews to be held in late June/ early July.

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