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

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

Hertz Fellowship (US science and engineering PhD)

The Hertz Fellowship is funded by the The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation to support the next generation of leaders in science and technology in the USA. Applicants must be college seniors, first-year graduate students, or in a gap year preparing to apply to graduate school, and intend to pursue their PhD in physical and … Read more

Research Grants (UK new PIs)

The Research Grants from the The Royal Society provides funding for new independent investigators / principal investigators to purchase equipment or research consumables and are intended to be seed funding for new, promising research projects. Applicants must be within the first 5 years of their independent research careers. Funding is open to UK-based researchers working … Read more

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship (UK natural sciences)

The Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship from the The Royal Society provides funding for researchers who are ready for an independent research career and require flexible working hours. Funding is open to researchers of all nationalities and working in the natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. Applicants … Read more

NSF Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (OCE-PRF)

The Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (OCE-PRF) are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and support postdoctoral training of researchers in the ocean sciences. Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree prior to the start date of the fellowship or within 24 months of starting their postdoctoral training. Applicants must be citizens, nationals, or permanent … Read more

APEX Awards (UK interdisciplinary research)

The APEX Awards is supported by The Royal Society, British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering the Leverhulme Trust for outstanding interdisciplinary research in the UK. Researchers with a strong established track record and intending to work across discipline boundaries, especially between science, engineering and the social sciences and humanities are especially encouraged. The Awards … Read more

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) provides fellowship funding for research master´s and doctoral students in the USA. Applicants must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. The fellowship provides 3 years of support for students who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and the potential for substantial research … Read more

Early Career Women Scientists Awards (developing countries)

The The OWSD – Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World are funded by the OWSD and The Elsevier Foundation and recognize the achievement of women scientists in the developing world who have made an impact on the research environment. Awardees must have completed their doctoral studies in the past … Read more

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.