University Awards in Humanities and Social Science

University Awards enable humanities and social science researchers to gain permanent positions at academic organisations.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Early, Intermediate, Returning to research

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

Up to 5 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.

Contact us

About your eligibility, the application process, funding policies or general queries about grants:

About the scope and content of your proposal only:

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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

January 2017 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    18 January 2017

  • Full application deadline

    22 March 2017

  • Shortlisting

    May 2017

  • Interviews

    July 2017

People we've funded