Overview: Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowships
General Program name Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowships
Funds for PI salary funds
Funding agency Wellcome Trust
Scope International
Fields of science Human and animal health
Duration 7 years plus 5 years
Program web site http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Fellowships/Basic-biomedical-fellowships/wtd004442.htm
Number of calls per year 3
Eligibility EU-Life institution Babraham
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) Higher degree (PhD or equivalent) with significant research experience and leading own independent research programme.
Applicant's Nationality EEA national, or non-EU but PhD carried out in UK or Ireland or spent 3 years carrying out research in UK or Ireland
Other Important Requirements Host organisation must be located in UK, Ireland or a low/middle income country.
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) n/a
Working contract (gross salary) Basic salary, as determined by the host institution (normally up to £55 000 pa) with an additional Trust supplement of £12 500 pa;
Other allowances The essential costs of the research programme (e.g. consumables, equipment, research assistance, overseas allowances, collaborative travel and subsistence, fieldwork and data collection); personal removal expenses, salary supplement if on no-clinical salary scale.
Next deadline Nov. 12, 2018, 5 p.m.
Past submissions outcomes
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