The Royal Academy of Engineering is now accepting applications of Research Fellowships from creative and talented aspirants to enhance their engineering skills for the academic year 2019/20.
The Academy welcomes applications, from early-career researchers worldwide for their research, who have been awarded their PhD in the last four years. The scheme provides funding for five years and each application is capped at a maximum contribution from the Academy of £500,000 over the five-year period.
The scheme’s objectives are to support the best early-career researchers in establishing their independence and international reputation and to provide long-term support enabling the pursuit of an ambitious programme of engineering research.
Applicants need to meet the following given criteria to become eligible for the award:
- They must have a PhD, which was awarded (or the PhD has been unconditionally approved) no more than four years.
- There are no restrictions on age and nationality.
- They must hold a conditional or unconditional offer of research at the academy.
In addition to the direct financial support for the students, the scheme benefits include:
- Opportunity to establish a research track record in a specialized area.
- A stronger position to apply for additional funding and develop own research team.
- Mentoring support from an Academy Fellow to offer advice on research and career development.
- Reduction of teaching and administrative duties to dedicate time to research training opportunities.
- Networking with other Research Fellows and Academy Fellows.
How to Apply
The applications of the fellowship will not be accepted by the academy, after September 23, 2019.