Fellowship Call


A minimum of forty fellowships will be awarded over a 5 year period commencing in July 2017.

The programme is funded by Wellcome, the Health Research Board, the Health Service Executive- National Doctors Training and Planning and the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division, Northern Ireland, and the partner higher education institutions.

Information for Applicants

Download a PDF of the ICAT Programme application information.


Referee Forms

Download a the ICAT Referee Form document in MS Word or PDF formats.


Application Process

All parts below must be completed before the deadline (call for 2018 intake is not yet open).
  1. Fill in this form online
  2. Upload a detailed copy of your CV
  3. Download referee forms and fill in part 1
  4. Send the part 1 completed forms to your referees to complete and return separately to ICAT

NOTE: There is the option at the bottom of the Application form to 'Save and Continue' allowing you to complete the form over multiple sittings.

Fellowship Call Applications Closed

Call closed at 4pm on the 21st November 2016 for the 2017 intake. Call date for the 2018 intake will be announced shortly.


For questions on the programme and its eligibility criteria please contact info@ICATprogramme in the first instance. Specific queries can be referred to the ICAT programme director at the appropriate university.

For questions on postgraduate training, please contact the appropriate Postgraduate training body in the first instance.