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.

Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

January 2018 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    11 January 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Full application deadline

    29 March 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Shortlisting

    May 2018

  • Interviews

    July 2018

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact the relevant person in our Humanities and Social Science team.

People we've funded