Royal Society University Research Fellowship [United Kingdom]: Apply by Sep 3: Expired

Royal Society University Research FellowshipAbout
This scheme is for outstanding scientists who are in the early stages of their research career and have the potential to become leaders in their field.
The scheme offers you the opportunity to:

  • build an independent research career
  • focus on your own research, with a limit on administrative and teaching duties
  • hold your fellowship on a part-time basis to suit personal circumstances

This scheme is highly flexible to accommodate for part-time working, sabbaticals and secondments.


You can apply for this scheme if you:

  • have between three to eight years of research experience since your PhD by the closing date of the round.
  • do not hold a permanent post in a university or not for profit research organisation.
  • do not hold, or have not previously held, an equivalent fellowship that provides an opportunity to establish an independent research group and therefore independent researcher status.
Scheme Value

The scheme provides:

  • Research Fellows salary: 80% of the basic salary costs up to £40,681.46 (Rs. 34,72,901 approx) in the first year, estates costs and indirect costs.
  • Research expenses:
    Contribution to research expenses of £13,000 (Rs. 11,09,786 approx) in year one and £11,000 (Rs. 9,39,049 approx) per year thereafter.
    Additional research expenses of up to £40,000 (Rs. 34,14,726 approx) in 2020/21 will also be awarded.

Applications should be submitted through the Society’s grant management system Flexi-Grant.
Deadline for Application: September 3rd, 2019.


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