The Leverhulme Trust is one of the largest providers of research funding in the UK and has announced that applications are now being accepted for the International Academic Fellowships programme. This programme enables established researchers based at UK higher education institutions to spend a period of time in overseas research centres, to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas. The maximum value of a Fellowship is £45,000. Eligible costs include:
- Reasonable replacement cover whilst the Fellow is overseas
- Travel to and within the overseas country or countries
- A maintenance grant to meet the increased expense of living overseas
- Essential research costs.
Fellowships are available for between three and 12 months, and the current round of awards must commence between 1 June 2018 and 1 May 2019.
The closing date for applications is the 9th November 2017.