Travelling Fellowship Application Procedure 

Please note the following points:

  • The fellowships are normally awarded for periods of 1 to 6 months.

  • Applicants should normally be from the post-doctoral level through to mid-career and must be either (a) individuals from any country in the world applying to undertake a study period in the UK or (b) individuals resident in or employed in the UK applying to undertake a study period in any other country.

  • Applications must be made through the UK Institute or University that either employs the applicant or has agreed to host the visit.

  • The fellowships will cover the cost of travel to and from the UK and some internal travel.

  • Applications for payment of subsistence will also be considered, particularly where there are large differences in the cost of living between the two countries.

  • The Trust will not provide for the costs of attending conferences and workshops.

  • Potential applicants from the UK should in the first place discuss the proposed study with their employer and the proposed host organisation. The application must include confirmation on the Application Form that the overseas Institution is willing to host the visit.

  • Potential applicants wishing to visit the UK should establish contact with a host organisation in the UK and obtain their agreement to submit the application to the Trust. In the absence of contact with a potential host organisation, potential applicants may submit brief expressions of interest directly to the Trust and the Trust will provide contact with an appropriate Institute or University.

  • Travelling Fellowships may involve periods spent at more than one location, but in all cases a single principal host organisation must be identified.

  • Once agreements have been reached in principle with the relevant organisations, the application must be made on the appropriate form and submitted through the UK organisation.

  • There are different Application Forms for Fellowships from the UK and for Fellowships to the UK.

  • The normal submission date is 31 October each year, for consideration at the Trust's December meeting. However, the Trust will consider applications at other times and applicants should email the secretary for advice on this.

  • Fellows will be required to provide the Trust with a report on the conclusion of the fellowship