Funding Opportunity: British Academy

Postdoctoral Fellowships Outline Stage

The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are three-year Fellowship awards made to an annual cohort of outstanding Early Career Scholars,  The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the Fellowship. The primary emphasis is on completion of a significant piece of publishable research, which will be assisted by full membership of an academic community of established scholars working in similar fields.

Scheme Opens: 24th August 2016; Deadline for Applicants: 5th October 2016; Deadline for Institutional Approval: 6th October 2016; Deadline for Referees: 13th October 2016; Result of Outline Stage Announcement: January 2017


Funding Opportunity: British Academy & Leverhulme

BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships

The BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships are intended to enable established scholars, needing relief from teaching and administration, to have the time to bring to completion a significant piece of research, through sustained period of leave for one year.  Particular focus is on individuals who have laboured for a long period of time with little or no prospect of dedicating time towards their project or to produce what, in many cases, hopes to be a career defining work

Scheme Opens: 12th October 2016; Deadline for Applicants: 16th November 2016; Deadline for Institutional Approval: 17th November 2016; Deadline for Referees: 24th November 2016; Final Award Announcement expected: 31st March 2017; Earliest Award Start Date: 1st September 2017; Latest Award Start Date: 1st January 2018