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Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science scheme supports postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts. Candidates must be based in the UK, Ireland, or a lower- or middle-income country.

About

This scheme supports postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.

Funding and Benefits

A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or you can hold it part-time over a longer period.

An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes:

  • a basic salary (determined by your host organisation)
  • personal removal expenses
  • research expenses

You can also apply for Research Enrichment funding to increase the impact of your work through activities in public engagement, open research, and diversity and inclusion.

Application

You must submit your application through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker (WTGT): https://wtgrants.wellcome.ac.uk/

Contact and Information

For more information, visit https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/research-fellowships-humanities-and-social-science