November 23, 2018
Host Institution
University of Manchester
Target Group
Applicants of all nationalities
Scholarship Description
The new Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellowships is now available within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Degree Level
Fellowships are available to pursue research.
Available Subject
Fellowships are awarded within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Scholarship Benefits
The scheme provides funding for 5 years. It covers:
• The applicant’s salary costs, estate costs and indirect costs for 5 years.
• Support by a senior mentor and participation in the New Academics Programme.
Successful Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellows who are about to start their first year are eligible to apply for a research grant of up to £20k, subject to a business case. The expectation is that holders of these prestigious Fellowships will have identified a substantial and significant research challenge, and that this will lead to significant research funding and highly cited publications in subsequent years. Successful candidates will undertake a limited amount of teaching (up to 6 hours per week).
Number of Scholarships
The University anticipate up to 12 of these prestigious Fellowships to be offered annually.
Eligible Nationalities
There are no nationality restrictions. Fellowships are available for applicants of all nationalities.
Application Procedure
In the first instance, the potential applicant must contact the Head of School of the host School to discuss the background and strategy for any application. In the absence of explicit Head of School support, an application will be rejected automatically. Applications to the Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Research Fellowships must be made using the form on their website. In addition please attach:
• Your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
• Research Proposal (3 sides of A4)
• Academic Impact Statement (1 side of A4)
• Statement of Strategic Fit (1 side of A4)
• Equal Opportunities Monitoring

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