Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

This scheme supports postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Early, Intermediate, Returning to research

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply

Definitions

Early

You’re starting your career in postdoctoral research.

Intermediate

You’re consolidating your research career. You lead on research projects and are establishing a research team.

Returning to research

You’re returning to a research career after a break of two years or more.

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Getting here

Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

July 2017 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    6 July 2017

  • Full application deadline

    21 September 2017

  • Shortlisting

    November 2017

  • Interviews

    January 2018

People we've funded

Christine KnightSenior Research Fellow, University of EdinburghResearch Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Christine Knight

Wellcome supports you – basically to be a bit eccentric and creative in whatever way suits you best. 
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