2018 Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships Programme

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2018 Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships Programme

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships Programme 2018

2018 Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships Programme are for highly skilled researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university or higher education institution conducting postdoctoral research.

These fellowships are funded by the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) through the Rutherford Fund, with the aim of attracting global talent and supporting the UK’s research base. Up to 50 fellowships are available.

To support world-class research and innovation, and to contribute to the UK’s research base by attracting high-caliber international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration

Benefits

  • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the cost of journeys made before your award is finally confirmed will not usually be reimbursed)
  • Research support grant of £2,500 per annum
  • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,627 per month, or £2,019 per month for those at universities in the
    London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2017-2018 levels)
  • Study travel grant of £1,000 per award towards the costs of approved travel within the UK or overseas

Eligibilities

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by a Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the UK, and not based in the UK at the time of application
  • Be available to start your fellowship in the UK before 31 March 2018
  • Have been awarded your Ph.D. no more than ten years prior to 1 November 2017
  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth Scholarship or Fellowship awarded by the CSC
  • You may apply for support for postdoctoral research for one or two years.

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

For more information please visit their official website.

Application Deadline: December 11, 2017

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