Merck-AGITG Clinical Research Fellowship in GI Cancer

The Merck-AGITG Clinical Research Fellowship in GI Cancer is a prestigious two-year Fellowship (2021-2022) valued at  AUD$150,000.  The Fellowship provides early career researchers with an opportunity to work in the busiest GI clinic in the UK and to assist in the development of collaborative links between the AGITG and UK research groups.

A major objective of the activity is to foster career development by encouraging the beneficial experience of a different research environment.

Read the July 2019 update from recipient of the current two year Fellowship, Dr David Lau.

Dr David Lau, winner of the 2017 Clinical Research Fellowship


Apply before 17 February 2020 to be considered.  To apply request the application form via email to

Applicants must use the prescribed AGITG application and include your CV and Profile. Applicants that are not yet members of the AGITG are required to submit an application for membership at the time of application. To apply for AGITG membership click here. Membership is free.

Prior to submission, applicants are to ensure they:

  1. Read all relevant reference material;
  2. Liaise with their Administering Institution to identify any specific requirements that the institution may have; and
  3. Ensure their application is complete and correct. Once submitted to AGITG, your application will be considered final and no changes can be accepted.

Applications close 17 February 2020 at 5:00pm AEDT.