Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships

This scheme offers short-term funding for biomedical researchers to travel between the UK and the Middle East to learn new techniques and develop academic collaborations.

The scheme is administered by the Academy of Medical Sciences on behalf of the Daniel Turnberg Memorial Fund. The Wellcome Trust, together with several other funders, provides funding to support the fellowships.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Postdoctoral research, Leading a research programme

Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Rest of the world

Type of researcher:

Basic, Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

Up to £3,500 (four weeks) or up to £9,000 (three months)

Duration of funding:

Four weeks or three months

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Postdoctoral research

For researchers with a PhD or equivalent.

Leading a research programme

For researchers with a PhD or the equivalent, and significant postdoctoral research experience.

Rest of the world

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


You're a clinically qualified doctor, vet, dentist or a clinical psychologist.

Public health

Develop your research career

See our other schemes for researchers who are interested in postdoctoral research or leading a research programme.

Key dates

The Academy of Medical Sciences considers applications once a year.

  • Application deadline

    January each year

Contact us

If you have a question, contact the Academy of Medical Sciences: