BBSRC Discovery Fellowship 2021

Deadline: 6 May 2021

Apply for a fellowship to support your first steps into independent research and gain leadership skills. Full details available on the UK Research and Innovation website.

  • You must have completed a successful PhD viva by 30 November 2021.
  • You must show you:
    • have potential to become a future research leader
    • wish to conduct your own independent research within a host lab
    • wish to gain leadership skills
  • Your project must be within the remit of BBSRC. We encourage projects that fit BBSRC’s strategic priorities.
  • Your project’s full economic cost (100% fEC) can be up to £500,000. We will fund 80% of this (£400,000). Your host research organisation must agree to fund the rest.
  • Discovery Fellowships are three years long. There are up to 15 fellowships available.
  • This is the only Discovery Fellowship opportunity open in 2021.