Early Career Fellowships - Leverhulme Trust

Closing date: 28 February 2019

For early career researchers, with a research record but who have not yet held a full-tine 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 career, and it is hoped that the appointment would lead to a more permanent position for the individual, either within the same or another institution.


The Trust will contribute 50% of each Fellow's 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.


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.

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