British Heart Foundation

The Fulbright British Heart Foundation Award allows academics and professionals to pursue laboratory-based research into the biomedical or clinical aspects of cardiovascular disease at any accredited higher education institution in the USA.

This grant covers any appropriate 12-month project.

Grantees will not be permitted to practise clinically in the US; research projects must not involve direct clinical contact with patients.

The British Heart Foundation is the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research in the UK. They fund research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, from basic laboratory research through to clinical research. BHF has been at the forefront of many of the major advances in cardiovascular research over the past 50 years.

In addition to its large research portfolio, BHF promotes cardiovascular health and help people with heart disease by providing up to date information about cardiovascular conditions.

Grant amount

  • Monthly salary commensurate with grantee's experience and in line with UK national pay scales

This is intended as a contribution towards any institutional fees and accommodation & maintenance costs while in the USA.