Emeritus Fellowships assist senior established researchers to complete a research project that has already been begun and to prepare the results for publication.
- Must be resident in the UK at the time of application.
- Should hold or have held a teaching and / or research post in a university or comparable institution in the UK at the time of retirement.
- Should have retired by the time of taking up the Fellowship and no longer have a normal contract of employment.
The maximum value of a Fellowship is £22,000. Eligible costs include : travel and subsistence costs for periods away from home; the employment of a research, clerical or secretarial assistant to support (rather than conduct) the work of the applicant; photocopies; photographic expenses; office or laboratory consumables.
Please note that there is no provision for a personal maintenance allowance or remuneration for the applicant under this scheme.
Fellowships are tenable for between 3 and 24 months. The next round of awards must commence between 1 August 2011 and 1 July 2012.
Application Procedure for Emeritus Fellowships
Application materials can be accessed from the Trust’s website from mid September 2010. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date of 4.00pm on 3 February 2011.
Please note that statements from two referees should also be submitted online as part of the application procedure.
Application deadline for Emeritus Fellowships : 4.00pm on 3 February 2011