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 the Fellowship, except for those working on biomedical research for human or animal diseases and research with clinical applications. The Fellowship provides stipend funding for 3 years, at 50,000 GBP in year 1 and 25,000 GBP/year in year 2 and 3. Applications close on February 24, 2022.

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Open date: 

January 1, 2022

Full-application closing date: 

February 24, 2022

Grant type:


Grant duration:

Up to 3 years

Grant amount:

50,000 GBP in year 1; 25,000 GBP in year 2 & 3

Recipient qualification:


Recipient citizenship:


Host location:

United Kingdom