Fully Funded Royal Society University Fellowship in UK 2022

Fully Funded Royal Society University Fellowship in the UK

The University research program is extraordinary scientists who just started their research have an outstanding potential to become leaders in their field of research. The fellowship gives scientists the opportunity to be independent researchers (i.e to build an independent research career).  The fellowship opportunity is open to research in the Royal Society Remits of natural sciences which includes; biological research, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, and physics.

Scholarship Benefits/ Duration

The fellowship offers applicants the following benefits;

  • Funding is initially provided for five years with the opportunity to apply for an extension of an additional three years.
  • Research Fellows salary: 80% of the basic salary costs up to £41,340 in the first year, estates costs, and indirect costs
  • Contribution to research expenses of £13,000 in year one and £11,000 per year thereafter
  • the opportunity to build an independent research career
  • freedom, time, and long term flexible support to pursue high-quality and innovative lines of scientific research
  • support to develop as a research leader by offering tailored, high-quality professional development, networking, and engagement opportunities
  • flexibility to accommodate personal circumstances such as caring responsibilities or health-related needs
  • This scheme is highly flexible to accommodate part-time work, sabbaticals, and secondments. There is also provision for maternity, paternity, adoptive or extended sick leave

To be Eligible

Applicants must have a Ph.D. ( applicants who just submitted their Ph.D. will not be considered).

Applicants must be in the early stages of research and must have between three to eight years of research experience since their Ph.D. by the deadline.

Applicants must not hold a permanent position in a university or for-profit research program

Applicants must not have or previously have had a fellowship that provides an opportunity to build an independent research group, which means applicants must be independent researchers.

How to Apply

Applications are currently Closed

Visit the official website for easy access to the application and more detailed information about the fellowship via; https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/university-research/


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