Funding news: The Leverhulme Trust

Research and Innovation Development Office

Category: Research news

16 February 2017

The latest news from The Leverhulme Trust has been released, giving us insight into their funding calls, as well as updates to their guidance.

2017 funding rounds

Applications are now being accepted for Major Research Fellowships, Early Career Fellowships and Visiting Professorships. Visit the Trust's website for detailed scheme information.

These are some of the Trust's main schemes, funding outstanding individuals at the whole range of career stages. Early Career Researchers are encouraged to pursue these highly-regarded fellowships, and more experienced researchers wishing to work in another institution can benefit from the visiting professorships.

New Philip Leverhulme Prize topics

Six new subject areas have been announced for the 2017 Philip Leverhulme Prizes, which recognise researchers at an early stage of their career, whose work has already had a significant international impact, and whose future research career is exceptionally promising. Visit our website for a full list of subjects and applicant guidance: Philip Leverhulme Prize nominations.

In 2017, Leverhulme Prizes will be awarded in: Biological Sciences, History, Law, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy and Theology, Sociology and Social Policy. Up to 30 awards will be made in total, of £100,000 each. Academics whose work is internationally known already, and whose future prospects are excellent, are eligible, and should know that these awards carry great prestige.

Guidance for grant holders

The Grant holders section of the Trust's website is where you can find the terms and conditions of your grant, report instructions, expenses forms and details of how to acknowledge the Trust in your work. Grant holder information.

Existing and prospective grant holders are advised to read through the updated grant holder information, and ensure they're following the relevant procedures.


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