Applications will be considered by a small panel of academics.As part of the assessment, applicants will be asked to attend a short 15-minute interview during which they will also provide a 3-minute presentation about their proposed project.
Fellows should propose a project which, although can build on their Ph D studies, should constitute a new and discrete programme of work.
Doctoral Prize awardees are expected to apply for further fellowship funding, from external sources, within the duration of their award.
All costs, except for the fellow's salary, need to be fully justified.
Note that the funds cannot be used to buy any single piece of equipment costing more than £10,000.
It should also describe the background, aims and objectives, methodology and work plan for the project, and include a brief statement of the applicant's career goals.
It should also detail and justify all non-salary costs.
Please see the Proposal Format tab for details of what to include in your application.
Applicants can apply before they have submitted their Ph D, however they must be within 6 months of submitting at the point of application.
All documents should be written in font size 11 or above (Arial or Times New Roman) with 2cm margins all around.
The Case for Support (no more than 3 sides) should give details of the applicant's name and host department, the start and end date, the project title, and the proposed mentor.