Winston Churchill Memorial travel fellowships cover a range of research areas. The annual call has been launched this should be of interest to all faculties.
Funding Body: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Scheme: Travelling fellowships
Overview: Fellowships enable British citizens to travel overseas in order to bring back knowledge and best practice for the benefit of others in their UK professions and communities. Applications are invited in the following categories:
•the arts and older people;
•early years prevention and intervention;
•environment and sustainable living;
•prison and penal reform;
•young people 18-25;
•crafts and makers;
•medicine, health and patient care;
•science, technology and innovation;
Applicants must be British citizens.
Grants usually support a stay of between four and eight weeks and cover return and internal travel, daily living costs and insurance.
Deadlines: 23 September 2014 –this call is made once a year.
Funder: Leverhulme Trust Title: Visiting Professorships Deadline: 16 May 2013 Value: Not specified Overview:
The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its visiting professorships. These enable distinguished academics based overseas to spend between three and 12 months at a UK university, primarily to enhance the skills of academic staff or students at the host institution. Visiting professors may also wish to use the opportunity to further their own academic interests.
Applications must be made by a member of academic staff, based in a UK university or other higher education institution, who will be responsible for coordinating the visit.
A maintenance grant up to a level commensurate with the salary of a professor in the relevant field at the receiving institution may be requested. Economy travel costs to and from the UK will also be met. Requests for associated costs, if justified by the programme, may include, for example, travel within the UK, consumables and essential technical assistance.