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leverhulme_1116The Leverhulme Trust provides funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, aiming being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.

The Study Abroad Studentships scheme supports students who wish to undertake a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the UK and the USA,  and applications are currently being accepted for awards commencing from June 2017.  Find out more….

Generation UK-China scholarship

china_beijingDoes the idea of studying in China appeal to you?  A chance to spread your wings?  Immerse yourself in a different culture?  A Generation UK-China scholarship gives you an opportunity to experience what it’s like to spend a semester or year at university there.

Find out more.  Be a part of #GenerationUK

 

UK Scholar and Postgraduate Awards for study and research in the US

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The US UK Fulbright Commission offers a variety of awards for individuals to pursue study, research, and teaching in any academic subject at any US higher education institution.

You can find detailed information on their website about the awards.  The Fulbright website is a great resource if you’re considering studying in the USA!

Frank Knox Fellowships 2016-17

Would you like to study at postgraduate programme usflag_fulbrightin the USA?   The Frank Knox Fellowships provide full-funding to enable British citizens who are graduates of British universities to undertake graduate study at all the schools at Harvard University. In addition to applying for a Fellowship, you will have to make a separate and independent application to the programme(s) of your choice. A Frank Knox Fellowship carries no guarantee of admission.  You must be a British citizen when you apply, and normally resident in the UK.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

offer postgraduates the chance to study in Japan for a minimum period of either two yearsToji Temple Glowing at Evening or 18 months, and are awarded to UK graduates who want to pursue independent research or enrol on a course at a Japanese University.  You will need to choose your course and university before you apply.

You can find out more about the MEXT scholarships at www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp.  You will need to hold a UK passport: nationals of other countries should contact the Japanese Embassy in your home country.  The deadline for UK applications is early in June.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Long Term)

Toji Temple Glowing at EveningJapan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. The Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Long Term) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12-24 months.

Eligible applicants should be citizens of the UK or EU and need to have finished their PhD at a UK university or research institution at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after the stipulated date.

Eligible research fields are limited to natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering science, agricultural and medical research (non-clinical only), scientific aspects of archaeology, geography, experimental psychology and the history of science.

Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society; visit https://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/jsps-postdoctoral/ for more information.