Research Fellowship Opportunities

This page provides information about research fellowship opportunities.

Finding Fellowship Funding

As a researcher, the opportunities to apply for your own research funding can seem limited, however, they do exist and in most cases provide an excellent opportunity for you to either begin to establish your career as an independent researcher or allow you to dedicate time and resources to a specific research project.

Common fellowship funders are the research councils, government departments and agencies, learned societies and some of big charitable trusts including Leverhulme and the Royal Society. These organisations usually have very specific funding streams and well defined eligibility criteria. Fellowship opportunities can be broadly grouped as follows:

Tips for Identifying Fellowship Funding

There are a variety of ways in which you can identify fellowship funding opportunities which suit your circumstances:

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