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Fellowship Call

Fellowship Call - Currently closed

The application call for fellowships starting in 2021 closed on 28 September 2020.

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

Webinar for potential applicants

ICAT hosted a webinar for potential applicants at 6pm on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

A recording of the webinar can be viewed here.

Please note that applicants are welcome to contact ICAT at any time for advice about the programme and application process.

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 for submission at 5pm on 28th September 2020.
  1. Fill in this form online
  2. Upload a detailed copy of your CV
  3. Download two referee forms and fill in part 1 with your details
  4. Send the referee forms to your two referees to complete and return separately to ICAT
  5. Please note that application forms and references must be received by 5pm on 28th September; late applications will not be accepted.

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 Application Form

Please note that the website will close for applications at 5pm on 28th September 2020; late applications will not be accepted


If you have any initial questions, please check out our FAQ page where you will find lots of information about the application process and the programme structure.

if you have further questions about the ICAT Programme and its eligibility criteria, or for information about the appeals process, 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.