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Postdoctoral Senior Fellowships: sponsors and deadlines

Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of fellowships that we support. It is intended only to be indicative of which fellowships each panel meetings is likely to consider. 

Sponsors often change their deadlines without notice, so we strongly advise potential applicants to check the sponsors' websites.

If you have any queries about fellowships or our selection procedures, please contact Dr Howard Jones: hrnj1@cam.ac.uk

 

Sponsor Fellowship Sponsor Deadlines Suggested EoI Deadline
BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship Annual: early May December
EPSRC Early Career Fellowship Open call: applicants advised to submit May, September, December, to link with panel meetings

June
or
December

NERC Independent Fellowship Annual: early October June
MRC Career Development Fellowship Biannual: mid-April and mid-September June
and
December
Royal Society

University Research Fellowship

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Annual: early September

 

Annual: mid-November

June

 

June

Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellowship Triannual, 2-stage. Preliminary applications in early April, early August, mid-November June
and
December
Alzheimer's Society Senior Research Fellowship Annual: mid-April December
Alzheimer's Research UK Senior Research Fellowship Biannual: late January and early July. June
and
December
Parkinson's UK Senior Research Fellowship Annual: early March December
Cancer Research UK

Career Development Fellowship

Senior Cancer Research Fellowship

Annual, 2-stage:
Preliminary application mid-January

Annual, 2-stage:
Preliminary application mid-January

June

 

June