Fellowships

A researcher in the Systems Immunity Research Institute
A researcher in the Systems Immunity Research Institute

Join us and become a future research leader in Wales.

We believe Cardiff University is one of the best places in the UK to be an early career researcher, and we are always looking for the next generation of rising stars to join us. If you are looking to move to Cardiff, we have the following competitive and prestigious awards available, designed to boost international research capacity in Wales.

Current fellowships

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

We invite researchers to submit an expression of interest for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships with Cardiff University as the host organisation.

Royal Society University Research Fellowships

We invite researchers to submit an expression of interest for the Royal Society University Research Fellowships with Cardiff University as the host organisation.

UKRI Future Leader Fellowships

We welcome expressions of interest from applicants who wish to apply for a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) with Cardiff University as the host organisation.

Other funding opportunities

If these schemes are not suitable for you, there are a number of other funding opportunities that will enable you to hold a fellowship at Cardiff University.

We welcome enquiries from potential applicants to the various UK European and International funding schemes available to early career researchers and encourage you to make contact with a potential sponsor and/or Head of School at Cardiff University to discuss your interest.

Funding schemes

Cardiff University has excellent experience of and support for fellowship applications. There are a large number of fellowship funding schemes available to you and some of the major schemes are listed below. Follow the links below to learn more about your eligibility for each of these schemes and what level of funding is available.

Research in the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences  at Cardiff University is supported by a number of major medical charities, some of whom support early career research via fellowships. Follow the links below to learn more about these opportunities.

The following fellowship schemes have an internal triage process in place and you should make contact with a potential sponsor and Head of School to discuss your research fit and to receive details of our internal assessment process.

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