Providing research expenses of up to £22,000 over up to two years to enable senior researchers who have retired from an academic post to complete a research project and prepare the results for publication. The 2018 round opens on 1 September 2017 and the deadline for submitting applications is 1 February 2018.
The maximum value of a Fellowship is £22,000.
- Travel and subsistence costs for periods away from home
- The employment of a research, clerical or secretarial assistant to support (rather than conduct) the work of the applicant
- Photographic expenses
- Office or laboratory consumables.
There is no provision for a personal maintenance allowance or remuneration for the applicant under this scheme. Please ensure that applications do not include any ineligible costs.
Fellowships are tenable for between 3 and 24 months, and the current round of awards must commence between 1 August 2018 and 1 July 2019.
Eligibility and application information
Please read the following before submitting an application.