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
  • 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.
  • Arthritis UK, Clinical Research Fellowship
    A recent review of fellowship provision at Arthritis Research UK highlighted the key role that they play in supporting clinical research careers in musculoskeletal science, and as part of this their clinical research fellowships were identified as a priority area for funding. Clinical research fellowships are open to medical graduates, usually during speciality training (including surgical trainees/surgeons), and aim to provide an opportunity for training in clinical and/or laboratory research techniques.
    The deadline for applications is 21st January 2015 at 5pm
  • 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, 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

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