2015 Research Fellowships in Science or Engineering for International Researchers, UK


2015 Research Fellowships in Science or Engineering for International Researchers, UK , and applications are submitted till 19 February 2015. Applications are invited for research fellowships available for early-career scientists or engineers to conduct a research project of their own instigation. These fellowships are open to all nationalities. Candidates must be in possession of a recent PhD or equivalent qualification (normally with no more than 3 years postdoctoral experience) or be in the final stages of their PhD studies, which must be successfully completed before the award of a Fellowship can be confirmed. The Fellowship is for a maximum of three years, subject to annual renewal. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | UK

Level: Fellowships are available for early-career scientists or engineers to conduct a research project of their own instigation at a UK institution.

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded to conduct research in any of the physical or biological sciences, in mathematics, in applied science, or in any branch of engineering.

Deadline: 19 February 2015.

Funded By: Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 Research Fellowships in Science is targeted for all nationalities.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Approximately eight awards are made each year, one of which is designated the Brunel Fellowship.

Scholarship Duration: The awards are for duration of up to three years, subject to annual review.

Scholarship covers: Fellowships include £30,000 stipend payable for year 1, and £31,500 for years 2 and 3. In addition a London Weighting of £2,500 per annum is payable in appropriate cases, £3,000 per annum towards additional costs, including travel to present at relevant conferences. A Fellow is entitled to sums not exceeding £3,000 per annum towards additional costs associated with their research, including travel to present at relevant conferences.

Description

‣ 1851 Research Fellowships are intended to give early career scientists or engineers of exceptional promise the opportunity to conduct a research project of their own instigation; an ultimate objective is to contribute to the knowledge base required for a healthy and innovative national culture.

‣ Approximately eight awards are made each year, including the 1851 Brunel Fellowship for the highest placed successful candidate who has proposed a project to be pursued in an academic engineering environment.

‣ The 2015 Research Fellowships in Science awards are for duration of up to three years, subject to annual review. Fellowships are held from 1 October in the year of award, with Fellows being required to devote their whole time to their research project for the duration of the Fellowship.

A limited amount of time may be spent on teaching or lecturing with the written agreement of the Commission. Candidates proposing projects in applied science and engineering are particularly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

‣ The 2015 Research Fellowships in Science are open to candidates intending to conduct research in any of the physical or biological sciences, in mathematics, in applied science, or in any branch of engineering.

‣ Candidates must be in possession of a recent PhD, or equivalent qualification (normally with no more than 3 years postdoctoral experience) or be in the final stages of their PhD studies, which must be successfully completed before the award of a Fellowship can be confirmed.

‣ A Fellowship will normally be held at a UK Institution approved by the Commissioners; the research should be carried out at a different Institution from the one where the candidate’s PhD research was undertaken. In exceptional circumstances the Commissioners may consider an application from a candidate not fulfilling the above criteria; requests for such exemptions should be forwarded to the Secretary as a personal letter accompanying the submission for consideration. The Commissioners’ decision, which is made after the closing date for submissions, will be final.

A Fellow will not be debarred from holding another award or receiving other contributions towards support.

Notification for 2015 Research Fellowships in Science

‣ During the assessment process, and prior to the final selections, all candidates will be informed by e-mail whether or not they have been shortlisted. References will be authenticated and appointments to the Fellowship will be made during June 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Application is through website online submission.

‣ During the assessment process, and prior to the final selections, all candidates will be informed by e-mail whether or not they have been shortlisted.

‣ References will be authenticated and appointments to the Fellowship will be made during June 2015.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on before 5pm on 19 February 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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