[Fellowships] Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Early Career Fellowships

For early career researchers, with a research record but who have not yet held a full-time permanent academic post, to undertake a significant piece of publishable work

Fellowships can be held at universities or at other institutions of higher education in the UK. 

The Fellowships are intended to assist those at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, and it is hoped that the appointment would lead to a more permanent position for the individual, either within the same or another institution.

Value

The Trust will contribute 50% of each Fellow’s total salary costs up to a maximum of £25,000 per year and the balance is to be paid by the host institution. Each Fellow may request annual research expenses of up to £6,000 per year to further his or her research activities.

Duration

Fellowships are tenable for 3 years on a full-time basis. The Trust will support requests to hold the award part-time over a proportionately longer period for health related reasons, disability or childcare commitments.

Before beginning your application, please read the information below or download it as a PDF Guidance for Applicants.

For more information including eligibility and topic and field of study, please visit: https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/early-career-fellowships

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