EPSRC Industrial CASE Studentship Competition 2010
Eligibility: Funding for at least 40 3.5-year PhD studentships for businesses to take the lead in arranging projects with an academic partner of their choice. This is a limited competition and
the EPSRC will only accept proposals from companies wishing to establish a new collaboration.
Deadline: 17th March 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/CallsForProposals/IndustrialCaseCall2010.htm
EPSRC Vacation Bursaries
Eligibility: Undergraduate student applicants must be registered for a first degree at Oxford in a subject that falls within the remit of EPSRC and must be in the middle years of their degree. The vacation bursary cannot be used as a bridge between undergraduate degree and PhD or other work, therefore students in their final year are not eligible. Students should be on track to receive at least a 2:1 classification.
Duration: Support provided for 10 weeks during the 2010 summer vacation
Deadline: 12th February 2010
Application procedure: Please contact Research Facilitation for further information. Your completed application must be received by 12pm on the 12th February 2010.
Philip Leverhulme Prize
Eligibility: Awarded to outstanding scholars or practitioners who have made a substantial and recognised contribution to their particular field of study, recognised at an international level, and whose future contributions are held to be of correspondingly high promise. Prizes are worth £70,000.
Duration: 2 - 3 years
Deadline: 26th April 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/grants_awards/grants/philip_leverhulme_prizes/
Smith Institute Industrial Mathematics Internships
Eligibility: Companies and university research groups who wish to develop strong working relationships by engaging a dedicated postgraduate researcher to work on a specific project. Interns will receive £1,500 per month for the duration of the project.
Duration: 3 - 6 months
No deadline date
Sponsor guidelines: http://www.smithinst.ac.uk/Mechanisms/Internships
Royal Society Mullard Award
Eligibility: Recognition of researchers with an outstanding record in any area of natural science, engineering or technology. The award includes a prize worth £2,000 and a travel or conference grant worth up to £1,500.
Deadline: 11th March 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://royalsociety.org/Mullard-Award/
AXA Postdoctoral Fellowships
Eligibility: Applicants may be either researchers having been awarded a doctorate - either recently or some years ago, or students close to submitting or having just submitted their thesis. (Their application will be examined and a grant given on condition that their doctorate is awarded and they commence their postdoc within 12 months). The proposed research must fall within the scope of one of the themes for 2010 set by the AXA Scientific Board, viz.
Life risks: Aging and long term care/Addictions and risky behaviours/Emerging biomedical risks
Societal Risks: Geopolitical risks/Macro-economic, financial, and societal risks
Environmental risks:Natural catastrophes/Risks linked to climate change
Prospective applicants should carefully read AXA's Instructions, including on eligibility, the selection criteria and AXA's selection process.
Deadline: 26th March 2010
Application procedure and sponsor guidelines: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/applying/axa.shtml#doc
BBSRC Longer and Larger Responsive Research Grants
Eligibility: Funding is available to support research projects requiring longer timescales, extensive resources, or multidisciplinary approaches. Applications must be valued at a full economic cost of £2million and above for a duration of up to five years.
Deadline: 20th February 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/grants/lola/lola-index.aspx
Royal Society Industry Fellowship Scheme
Eligibility: The scheme aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science and technology between those in industry and those in academia. Fellowships provide a salary as well as research expenses up to £2,000 per annum.
Duration: Up to two years
Deadline: 3rd March 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://royalsociety.org/Industry-Fellowships/
Royal Society International Joint Projects
Eligibility: These awards are designed to enable international collaboration by providing mobility grants for researchers and members of their research teams to cover travel, subsistence and research. The Project Leaders must be from academia, of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible organisation which, if it is the latter, continues at least for the duration of the project. Collaborations should be based on a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based outside the UK. A relationship between both parties should already be established prior to making an application and the collaboration should involve bilateral visits between the UK and the country with which the overseas collaborator is based.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: 25th February 2010
Sponsor guidelines: http://rsbl.royalsociety.org/International-Joint-Projects/