Funding Call – International Fellowships 2023
This programme provides support for outstanding early career researchers to make a first step towards developing an independent research career through gaining experience across international borders. Each award is expected to involve a specific and protected research focus with the award-holder undertaking high quality, original research.
Purpose of the Fellowship
The International Fellowships Programme is designed to attract the most promising early career postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences from around the world. The Fellowships enable researchers to work for three years at a UK research institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations.
The overarching aim of the International Fellowships Programme is to attract and retain emerging talent in the UK and build a globally connected, mobile research and innovation workforce. The objectives are to:
- Attract talented international early career researchers to establish and conduct their research in the UK
- Support international early career researchers to pursue high-quality and innovative lines of research
- Provide international early career researchers opportunities to acquire and transfer new skills and knowledge through training and career development
- Foster long-term relationships through networking opportunities and the International Fellowships alumni programme
To apply through the British Academy, applicants should be intending to work in any aspect of the humanities or the social sciences. For research in natural sciences, applicants should apply through the Royal Society.