TWAS Awards (researchers from developing countries)

The TWAS Awards are supported by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and recognize the scientific achievement of scientists who have worked and lived in developing countries for the past 10 years. The nominees should have made substantial contribution in the following subject areas: agricultural sciences; biology; chemistry; earth, astronomy and space sciences; engineering sciences; … Read more

International Exchange Fund (UK researchers – natural sciences)

The International Exchange Fund from The Royal Society promotes new scientific exchanges of UK-based researchers with colleagues worldwide. The main applicant must have a current appointment at a UK research institution. Applicants may apply for up to 12,000 GBP for a period of 2 years. Applications must be within the remit of the Royal Society, including biological … Read more

Travel Grant (female mathematicians)

The Travel Grant from the European Women in Mathematics (EWM) supports members who are early-career female mathematicians or those working in developing countries with travel grants to attend and speak at a major conference. Applicants may apply for up to 1000 EUR in funding support. There are two assessment rounds per year, with closing dates … Read more

Leverhulme International Professorships (UK)

The Leverhulme International Professorships from the Leverhulme Trust provide funding for international recruitment at the professorial level by UK research institutions. Each UK university is eligible to apply for 1 candidate per year, and the candidate is expected to be an internationally renowned researcher in their discipline conducting innovative and impactful research. While most disciplines are eligible, … Read more

Research Project Grants (UK researchers)

The Research Project Grants from the Leverhulme Trust provide funding for UK-based researchers to conduct innovative and original research projects. While most disciplines are covered by the grant, the following areas are not funded due to the wide availability of alternative sources of funding: biomedical research for human or animal diseases, research with clinical applications, policy research, … Read more

AMS Congressional Fellowship (USA mathematicians)

The AMS Congressional Fellowship is funded by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to support a postdoctoral fellow to spend a year working on the staff of either a member of Congress or a congressional committee, working in legislative and policy areas requiring scientific and technical … Read more

American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society is a US-based professional society dedicated to advancing research in mathematics. The Society supports mathematicians who are members of the Society and working in the USA; some awards and funding are also open to member mathematicians based in Canadian institutions.

Early Career Fellowship (UK researchers)

The Early Career Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust provide stipend funding for UK-based early researchers. Applicants must have submitted their doctoral thesis after February 2018 and by the application closing date; and must not yet have held a full-time permanent academic post in a UK university or comparable UK institution. Applicants from all disciplines may apply for … Read more

European Women in Mathematics (EWM)

The European Women in Mathematics (EWM) is an association promoting women in mathematics. Among its activities is the sponsoring of conference travel for female mathematicians.

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is a program unit of UNESCO and is based at the offices of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Italy. The OWSD provides career opportunities, research training, and recognition for women scientists in the developing world.