Fellowship schemes

For all fellowship enquiries, please contact Dr Stewart Plaistow four months before the application deadline / intended submission date with an initial expression of interest.

FunderSchemeDeadlineIIB deadlineFrequency of call
BBSRC David Phillips Fellowships Early May   Early February  Annually, usually May.
BBSRC Discovery Fellowships Early May  Early February Annually, usually May.
British Heart Foundation Career Re-entry Research Fellowships Apply at any time  Three months before intention to submit Apply any time.
British Heart Foundation Immediate Postdoctoral Basic Science Research Fellowships Apply any time.  Three months before intention to submit  Four evaluation sessions per year. 
British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowships Apply any time.  Three months before intention to submit  Four evaluation sessions per year. 
Cancer Research UK Career Development Fellowship October  February  Annually, usually February
Daphne Jackson Trust Daphne Jackson Fellowship Apply at any time.  Three months before intention to submit.  Always open.
European Research Council ERC Consolidator Grants January / February   Annual 
European Research Council ERC Starting Grants September / October   Annual 
EMBO Long Term Fellowships Early August   Early May Apply any time. Two evaluation sessions per year.
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships End February 2020 (TBC) End October 2019 (TBC) Annually, usually February or March.
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Independent Fellowships September    
         
NERC Independent Research Fellowships Early October 2019 (TBC)  Early June 2019 (TBC)  Annually, usually early October.
NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowships Under review  TBC Annually, usually April.
Royal Society / Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellowships Early August (preliminary application) Beginning May  Three deadlines per year, usually April, August and November (preliminary applications).
Royal Society Newton International Fellowships     One call per year, opens January.
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships End May  End January Approximately two calls per year.
Wellcome Trust Research Career Re-entry Fellowships Early October - preliminary application July (TBC) Two deadlines per year, usually April and October (preliminary applications).
Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships October (TBC) - preliminary application July (TBC) Two deadlines per year, usually April and October (preliminary applications).
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Science July  April Three deadlines per year, usually February, July and November.