Fellowships: The British Academy is pleased to offer Visiting Fellowships in any discipline within the humanities and the social sciences. Visiting Fellows will work with colleagues at UK host institutions in order to develop new research collaborations and/or deepen existing partnerships.
These Visiting Fellowships illustrate the British Academy’s profound commitment to international engagement and to ensuring that the UK remains an attractive and welcoming place for academics globally.
Host College/University: The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures, and societies, past, present and future
Degree level/ Field of Study: This is a visiting fellowship programme.
Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded in any discipline within the humanities and the social sciences).
Nationalities: International Students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Scholarship Award: Awards of up to £33,000 are available. Funding can be used to support: the subsistence and accommodation costs of the Visiting Fellow; research expenses; travel expenses; and a contribution of 50% of the total award to enable the UK institution to host the Visiting Fellow. Each Visiting Fellowship may last a maximum of six months.
- Suitable candidates for the Visiting Fellowships include researchers active within any discipline within the humanities or the social sciences. They may be talented early career scholars who have only recently obtained their PhD degree; mid-career researchers; or established academics with a considerable track-record of achievement.
- Candidates need not necessarily apply to develop collaboration with UK scholars active within the same discipline. These Fellowships are open also to applicants who wish to work with UK colleagues in other areas or disciplines (including scholars within the natural, medical, or engineering sciences), in a cross- or inter-disciplinary way.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Applying procedure Instructions: Applications must be submitted online using the British Academy’s Flexi-Grant system. For further information, please refer to the scheme notes.
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Scholarship Deadline: January 31, 2018