How to apply
See the latest open opportunity: Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) round eight, for information on applying.
Information about the FLF scheme
Earlier in 2022, UKRI held community engagement events to inform potential applicants about the FLF scheme.
Watch a recording of one of the community engagement webinars
Video credit: UKRI
On-screen captions and an autogenerated transcript are available on YouTube.
Answers to audience questions from the community engagement webinars
Supporting business careers
FLF support fellowships based at businesses, charities and within the public sector, and fellowships working collaboratively with businesses. We have the flexibility to accommodate business needs and changes in circumstances.
We encourage all potential applicants from business and non-academic host organisations to read the FLF guidance documents and watch the webinars to prepare a high quality and competitive application.
- guidance on writing a high-quality application, with tips from panel members and previously successful business and non-academic fellows
- information on registering for the Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) system, submitting an outline and submitting a full application
- step-by-step guidance on completing the application forms
First webinar: introduction to the FLF scheme for non-academic applicants
Second webinar: application writing for business fellows
Answers to audience questions from the business webinars.
How your application will be assessed
Your application for a Future Leaders Fellowship is first assessed by relevant independent experts, including members of the UKRI Talent Peer Review College. Candidates are shortlisted and interviewed by senior experts from across universities, research organisations and businesses, including members of the UKRI Talent Panel College.
You will find more guidance about this process when you apply through our Funding finder.
Find out more about how we make decisions about funding awards.
Read the UKRI principles of assessment and decision-making.
Ask us about applying
Contact us for more information.
Last updated: 2 May 2023