Application procedure

The next closing date for applications is 4pm on 12 October 2017.

Applications must be completed by the responsible academic in the UK host institution. As part of the application process both the proposed visiting professor and the UK host institution must give approval by the closing date. The Trust will report results to applicants within five to six months of the closing date.

Guidance for applicants

Before beginning an application, please read the essential guidance for applicants, which provides full details of the aims and eligibility of the Visiting Professorships scheme:

Download Guidance for Applicants

Application help notes

When completing the online application form, please refer to the application help notes:

Download Application Help Notes

Application system login

To make an application, please access the Leverhulme Trust Grant Application System:

Log in to the application system

**From 1 April 2017 applicants and grant holders from Oxford and Cambridge should select the University from the drop down list of institutions and enter their department/faculty/division in the Department field in the address section. Faculties and Departments will no longer be separate institutions.

Feedback on applications

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications for this scheme, it is not possible to provide feedback to individual applicants regarding unsuccessful applications.