Research Fellowship Scheme
The Natural Environment Research Council Fellowship scheme provides opportunities for outstanding early-career environmental scientists to devote their time to:
- develop their research careers and research groups
- produce work of international importance
- develop into internationally recognised science leaders
Types of award
Five-year awards to support outstanding environmental scientists and enable them to develop their research, start to build a research group and become internationally recognised. More about Independent Research Fellowships
Closing date 1 October 2013.
The two fellowship schemes below are no longer open to new applicants.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Early career development awards of up to three years, to provide further post-doctoral experience and to support outstanding environmental scientists as they become independent investigators.
Advanced Research Fellowships
Awarded for up to five years, to enable outstanding early/mid career researchers to develop into team leaders of international standing.
General fellowship enquiries should be made to Fellowships.
Other schemes not administered by NERC
We co-sponsor fellowships awarded by the Daphne Jackson Memorial Fellowships Trust that assists high-level environmental scientists returning to their profession following a career break. More about Daphne Jackson Memorial Fellowships