Fellowships

  • Daphne Jackson Fellowships
    A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique Fellowship designed to return scientists, engineers and technologists to their careers after a break. Fellowships are normally undertaken on a part time basis in a university or research establishment in the UK. They are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update the skills and knowledge of the Fellow thus allowing them to return at the appropriate level to their career.
    No deadline
  • British Heart Foundation Career Re-entry Fellowships
    This scheme provides an opportunity to re-establish a career in cardiovascular science in an established research institution in the UK.
    No deadline
  • British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowships
    This scheme aims to provide a career opportunity for talented individuals hoping to become research leaders in an established institution in the UK.
    No deadline
  • British Society for Haematology, Scientific Fellowships
    To support: short-term visits to centres abroad in order to gain experience in a specialised field or to learn new research techniques or developments in haematology.  They are not awarded for attending meetings.  The Fellowship may be used to visit another laboratory for up to three months in order to learn new techniques or to develop a research project.
    No deadline
  • Wellcome Trust, Principal research fellowships
    This is the most prestigious of our personal awards and provides long-term support for researchers of international standing. Successful candidates will have an established track record in research at the highest level.
    No deadline
  • BIRAX Fellowships - UK/Israel
    The BIRAX (the Britain - Israel Research and Academic Exchange) Fellowship Scheme supports research visits by UK and Israel researchers for up to six months to laboratories in the UK and Israel.
    Applications are being accepted on a rolling deadline
  • Biochemical Society Visiting Fellowships for Developing Countries
    Grants are now available to support research capacity building in developing parts of the world e.g. Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
    See website for deadlines
  • Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowships
    This is the most prestigious of our personal awards and provides long-term support for researchers of international standing. Successful candidates will have an established track record in research at the highest level.
    Applicants can express an interest in this award at any time.
  • European Federation of Immunological Studies (EFIS), Short Term fellowships
    EFIS and Immunology Letters (IL) are proud to award short-term fellowships (max. 3 months) for purposes of scientific collaboration, advanced training or of learning techniques or methods not available in the applicant's current place of work. The main purpose of these fellowships is to build a strong network of immunological research within Europe. The monthly fellowship allowance is 1750 €. In addition, EFIS will reimburse travel costs (economy air or second-class train fare) up to a maximum of 500 €.
    The deadline for applications is 15th February 2015
  • European Federation of Immunological Studies (EFIS), World fellowships
    EFIS and Immunology Letters (IL) are proud to award long-term fellowships (up to 6 months maximum) for purposes of scientific collaboration, advanced training or of learning techniques or methods not available in the applicant's current place of work. The main goal of these grants is to build a strong international network of immunological research; as such, these fellowships may be held – as the name implies – anywhere in the world, including Europe.
    The deadline for applications is 15th February 2015
  • Alzheimer's Society - Junior Fellowships
    Junior Fellowships are for post-doctoral researchers who have shown exceptional promise at the start of their research career. Applicants should demonstrate potential to be an independent researcher.  Fellowships are open to researchers from all disciplines, health and care professions, in line with Alzheimer’s Society's vision to increase capacity with depth and breadth across all disciplines involved in dementia research. 
    The deadline for applications is 27th March 2015
  • Alzheimer's Society - Senior Fellowships
    A Senior Fellowship is for post-doctoral or other successful researchers who wish to build on a number of successful years of dementia research, and who demonstrate the ambition and potential to be an independent investigator at the end of the award. 
    The deadline for applications is 27th March 2015
  • British Infection Association, Research Fellowship
    This funds trainees undertaking infection-related research in an academic centre in the UK, or appropriate UK-linked centre overseas. The fellowship is worth up to £70,000, which includes up to £55,000 of salary costs, and up to £15,000 of non-salary costs, and is tenable for one year.
    The deadline for applications is 31st March 2015
  • Wellcome Trust, Research career development fellowships in basic biomedical science
    This scheme provides an opportunity for postdoctoral scientists from across the remits of the Trust's funding streams to become independent research scientists and undertake high-quality research in an eligible Republic of Ireland institution. The awards will be made in partnership with the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Health Research Board (HRB).
    The deadline for applications is 17th April 2015
  • Wellcome Trust, Sir Henry Dale fellowships
    This scheme is for outstanding postdoctoral scientists wishing to build their own UK-based independent research career addressing an important biomedical question. Research can range from the molecules and cells vital to life and their role in the global spread of disease, to clinical and public health research seeking to improve the quality of healthcare. It can be based in the laboratory, clinic or field, and may involve experimental or theoretical approaches.
    The deadline for applications is 17th April 2015
  • Wellcome Trust, Senior Research fellowships in basic biomedical science
    This scheme provides support for clinical investigators to further develop their research potential and to establish themselves as leading investigators in clinical academic medicine.
    The deadline for applications is 17th April 2015
  • Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund, Intermediate research fellowships
    These aim to facilitate the careers of biomedical scientists by allowing them to gain experience in an international centre of excellence prior to establishing an independent research group of their own. The fellowship is tenable for up to four years, and support salary costs.
    The deadline for applications is 17th April 2015
  • Leverhulme Trust, Visiting Professorships
    Awarded to UK institutions that wish to invite an eminent researcher from overseas to enhance the knowledge and skills of academic staff or the student body within the host institution. The scheme covers maintenance, travel expenses and research costs. Visiting Professorships last for between three and twelve months.
    The deadline for applications is 7th May 2015
  • Leverhulme Trust, Philip Leverhulme prizes
    These recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising. The prize scheme makes up to thirty awards of £100,000 a year, across a range of academic disciplines. 
    The deadline for applications is 14th May 2015
  • Wellcome Trust, Postdoctoral research training fellowships for clinicians
    This is a flexible fellowship scheme to enable individuals to engage with areas of research that are new to them. It is for candidates who either undertook a PhD early in their career and now wish to refresh their research skills, or have recently completed a successful PhD and wish to explore a new research field or environment, to gain the skills that will help them answer their longer-term research vision.
    The deadline for applications is 18th May 2015
  • Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, Bennett fellowships
    These are awarded to outstanding clinical and non-clinical qualified post-doctoral researchers to establish themselves as independent investigators in any aspect of haematological research relevant to the mission of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. Awards are up to five years in duration together with one research assistant or post-doctoral post.
    The deadline for applications is 1st November 2015
  • Parkinsons UK, Senior research fellowships
    These enable senior researchers to establish their own research group for the study of Parkinson's. Fellowships are initially offered at up to £250,000 for three years, however award holders may apply for a further two years of funding.
    The deadline for applications is 2nd December 2015




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