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International fellowships for doctoral and early career researchers

Apply for a fellowship at an international institution.

You must be either:

  • a PhD student currently funded by AHRC (or ESRC for specific opportunities)
  • an early career researcher based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding

ESRC postdoctoral fellowships

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to develop:

  • publications
  • networks
  • research skills
  • professional skills

You must:

  • have completed your PhD at a research organisation that is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
  • have less than 12 months’ postdoctoral experience (at full-time rate) measured from passing your viva voce to the competition closing date

Fellowships must be held at a research organisation that is part of a DTP and aligned to an accredited pathway.

Social sciences must make up at least 50% of your fellowship activities.

EPSRC open fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on any topic in the EPSRC portfolio.

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career
  • create a modern and inclusive research environment
  • raise the profile of EPSRC’s remit.

You must be hosted and supported by an eligible UK research organisation during your fellowship.

EPSRC synthetic biology postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on the engineering challenges of delivering synthetic biology as a mature technology.

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • transition to research independence
  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career.

An eligible UK research organisation must host you during your fellowship.

EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on either:

  • energy
  • mathematical sciences

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • transition to research independence
  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career

An eligible UK research organisation must host you during your fellowship.

Stephen Hawking Postdoctoral Fellowship

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on a range of disciplines in the area of theoretical physics with the aim of reflecting Stephen Hawking’s work in bringing science into popular culture.

An eligible UK research organisation must host you during your fellowship.

Early career fellowships in cultural and heritage institutions

Apply for funding to conduct research at cultural and heritage institutions.

You must:

  • be an early career researcher
  • have either a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and skills
  • have the support of an eligible host such as an independent research organisation in the culture and heritage sector

Senior clinical fellowship

Apply for funding to help you become an internationally recognised research leader in your field.

Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must:

  • be a registered healthcare professional
  • have a PhD or equivalent
  • have previous experience leading research funded by a UK or international funding organisation
  • be managing your own independent research group.

Clinical research training fellowship

Apply for funding to undertake a PhD or to reacquire research skills.

Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must be a registered healthcare professional, either:

  • planning to undertake a PhD or similar
  • a PhD graduate working outside of research, usually 5 or more years ago

Senior non-clinical fellowship

Apply for funding to help you become an internationally recognised research leader in your field.

Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must:

  • have a PhD or equivalent
  • have previous experience leading research funded by a UK or international funding organisation
  • be managing your own independent research group

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