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:

Early, Intermediate

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



You’re starting your career in postdoctoral research.


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

Rest of the world

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


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

Public health

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: