Fellowship Call

Fellowship Call - Opening soon

The next Wellcome-HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) PhD Fellowship call for applications will open in August 2019; the deadline for applications will be the 24th September 2019. This application call is for fellowships starting in July 2020.

The ICAT 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 (the online application process will open during August 2019; the deadline for submission is 5pm on the 24th September 2019).
  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

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


For 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.