Recruitment is open until 28 October 2019

Interviews will be held on 14 to 17 January 2020, in London.

You're eligible if you:

  • are working in health and social care in the UK
  • understand the role and work of NICE
  • have a commitment to improving the quality of health and social care
  • have the agreement of your employer to apply for the programme
  • have the agreement of your employer to spend time on programme activities
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • can establish effective working relationships with a range of external and internal stakeholders 
  • can start by 1 April 2020
  • have a commitment to promoting equality and eliminating unlawful discrimination
  • complete and sign a declaration of interest form as part of your application 
  • update your declaration of interests form annually
  • are willing to sign a confidentiality agreement before attending meetings at NICE.

You're not eligible if 

  • you meet any of the disqualification criteria that apply to members of NICE's advisory bodies
  • your proposed project or activity will receive funding from industry.

To apply, email or post

  • your completed application
  • a professional reference
  • organisational reference form
  • declaration of interests form
  • equality monitoring form
  • disqualification criteria form


Or by post:

Fellows and Scholars Programmes
Level 1a
City Tower
Piccadilly Plaza
M1 4BT

If you have any queries

Email: or call Lucy Scarle: 0161 870 3098. 

Project proposal

As part of your scholarship, you'll need to make a proposal for how you''ll spend your time as a scholar.

We've put together a list of project suggestions. This list isn't exhaustive, but the selection panel will look favourably on proposals in these areas.

We may also be able to offer you more support if you undertake a project in one of these areas. We encourage you to propose a project that matches your expertise.