British Academy International Fellowship

How to Apply for the 2024 British Academy International Fellowship

The British Academy International Fellowship provides support for outstanding early career researchers to make a first step towards developing an independent research career through gaining experience across international borders. Each award is expected to involve a specific and protected research focus with the award holder undertaking high-quality, original research.

British Academy International Fellowship Summary

  • Host Country: United Kingdom (UK)
  • Category: Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: £12,000 Research expenses | £8,000 Relocation costs
  • No IELTS Required
  • Deadline: March 13, 2024

British Academy International Fellowship Details:

The overarching aim of the British Academy International Fellowship is to attract and retain emerging talent in the UK and build a globally connected, mobile research and innovation workforce. The objectives are to:

  • Attract talented international early career researchers to establish and conduct their research in the UK;
  • Support early career researchers to pursue high-quality and innovative lines of research;
  • Provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new skills and knowledge through training and career development;
  • Foster long-term relationships through networking opportunities and the International Fellowships alumni programme.

Eligibility Requirements for the 2024 British Academy International Fellowship:

To be considered for the British Academy International Fellowship, you must:

  • Have a PhD, or applicants in the final stages of their PhD will be accepted provided that the PhD will be completed (including viva) before the start date of the Fellowship. Confirmation of the award of the PhD will be required before any Fellowship award is confirmed.
  • Applicants should have no more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the time of application (discounting career breaks, but including teaching experience and/or time spent in industry).
  • Be working outside the UK.
  • Not hold UK citizenship.
  • Be competent in oral and written English.
  • Have a clearly defined and mutually beneficial research proposal agreed with a UK host researcher.

Benefits of the 2024 British Academy International Fellowship:

The International Fellowships offer support for two years and the award is offered at 80% FEC. Applicants may apply for research expenses of up to £12,000 and relocation costs of up to £8,000. Applicants will need to justify the level of research expenses and relocation costs requested in their application.

How to Apply for British Academy International Fellowship:

Interested and qualified applicants should use the link created below to proceed to the application page.

British Academy International Fellowship Application Link:

British Academy International Fellowship Deadline: March 13, 2024