Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships in UK or Overseas

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships in UK or Overseas

  • Location Austria
  • Level Fellowships
  • Deadline Apr 18, 2018
  • Amount ₤300,000

Scholarship Description

Applications are invited for Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowships in Biomedical Research to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area.

This scheme offers recently qualified postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to start independent research careers, working in some of the best research environments in the world.

Our funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, we aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

Eligibility

Entrance Requirements: Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships are aimed at researchers who want to undertake a guided period of research and will go on to lead their own independent research. You must either be in the final year of your PhD studies or be an early-career researcher with some initial postdoctoral experience. You should have started to make important contributions to your area of research, eg publications, patents, software development or an impact on policy. You must have an eligible sponsoring organisation in the UK or Republic of Ireland that will administer the fellowship for the full duration of the award. You must also:
  • be a UK or European Economic Area national
or
  • have, or expect to have, a PhD from a UK or Republic of Ireland university.If you’ve been away from research (eg for a career break, maternity leave, or long-term sick leave), we’ll allow for this when we consider your application.
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

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