Wellcome Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science, 2017

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Wellcome Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science.

Wellcome Foundation is pleased to offer Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to study in the UK.  Fellowships are open from applicants from the UK, Republic of Ireland or low- or middle-income countries who want to explore areas of health but do not hold established academic posts. The Wellcome’s main objective is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): | UK

Level: research programme

Field(s): Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 6 July 2017; Full application deadline: 21 September 2017

Funded By: Wellcome Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Wellcome Research Fellowships are targeted for applicants from UK, Republic of Ireland or low- or middle-income countries are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: not specified

‣ Scholarship covers: A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicants can hold it part-time over a longer period. Support includes

A basic salary (determined by their host organisation)

Research expenses

During their fellowship, they can apply for public engagement funds to involve the public in their research and inspire learning.

What they don’t offer

They don’t fund on a proportion of full economic costs in UK universities.

Description

‣ Wellcome Foundation is pleased to offer Wellcome Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to study in the UK.  Fellowships are open from applicants from the UK, Republic of Ireland or low- or middle-income countries who want to explore areas of health but do not hold established academic posts.

‣ The Wellcome’s main objective is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

‣ Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. They support scientists and researchers take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.

‣ 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.

Eligibility

Applicants can apply for thhese Wellcome Research Fellowships if applicants are

‣ A postdoctoral researcher who wants to carry out an extended period of enquiry on their own project

‣ Not in a tenured or long-term established post (including a rolling contract)

‣ Based (or plan to be based) in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country.

‣ In most cases, applicants should have been awarded a Ph.D. before they apply.

Admission Requirement

‣ Entrance Requirements: A postdoctoral researcher who wants to carry out an extended period of enquiry on their own project is eligible to apply.

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.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications are submitted via online

Application Form 

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: Preliminary application deadline: 6 July 2017; Full application deadline: 21 September 2017

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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