Other fellowship opportunities

Joint EPSRC and Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Postgraduate Initiative

A three month secondment opportunity to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) open to EPSRC funded PhD students.

Scottish Government internships for EPSRC-funded PhD students

EPSRC funded PhD students who have completed their first year of study are invited to apply for internship opportunities with the Scottish Government.

Royal Society Industry Fellowships

Opportunity for academic scientists, mathematicians and engineers to work in a UK industrial environment and for industrial scientists, mathematicians and engineers to undertake research or course-development work in a UK research or higher education institution. All natural sciences are covered (including agriculture, mathematics, health and human sciences, technology and engineering). Projects at any stage from fundamental science to industrial innovation will be supported. Eligibility, further information and application forms are available from the Royal Society website.

Royal Society - EPSRC Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships

EPSRC is pleased to be working in partnership with the Royal Society to support Royal Society-EPSRC Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellowships. These awards are for outstanding early career researchers who require flexible working patterns due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues.

The application and peer review process is managed by the Royal Society and EPSRC will yearly meet the costs of up to five of the successful candidates.

For more information and to apply, please see the Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellowships page at the Royal Society website.

For information on the recently-announced 2016 Dorothy Hodgkin Fellows please see Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

EPSRC is a sponsor of this scheme, which is aimed at enabling scientists and engineers to return to their professions following a career break owing to family commitments. The Fellow re-trains in the context of a guided research project, carried out on a flexible, part-time basis at a convenient University. The Scheme is administered by the Daphne Jackson Trust.

Hodge Fellowships

EPSRC and Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES) annually offer two one-year fellowships under the name of Sir William Hodge, the eminent British mathematician. The fellowships will enable young mathematicians or theoretical physicists to spend time at the IHES which is located in Bures near Paris. An annual closing date applies.

Toshiba Fellowship Programme

Toshiba, in association with EPSRC, offers outstanding European scientists the opportunity to join one of its high-technology research teams in Japan for up to two years. The Toshiba Fellowship Programme is open to PhD level researchers of EU nationality currently working in a UK government or academic institution. The research topics vary broadly from year to year in the field of science and engineering.

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 offers a number of different fellowships, including Research Fellowships and Industrial Fellowships. The aim of the latter scheme is to encourage innovation and creativity in British industry. Although Industrial Fellowships are awarded to individuals (in any sector of British industry), their companies and associated universities derive equal advantage from the scheme. Further information and application forms are available from the Royal Commission website.

The Leverhulme Trust

The Leverhulme Trust offer a number of different fellowships, including Early Career Fellowships, Emeritus Fellowships, Major Research Fellowships, Research Fellowships, Study Abroad Fellowships and Visiting Fellowships.