The NERC fellowship scheme provides opportunities for outstanding early-career environmental scientists to devote their time to:
- producing research of international importance
- developing their research careers and research groups
- developing into recognised science leaders.
Three-and-a-half-year awards to support early career researchers in exploring interdisciplinary solutions as well as addressing focused sectoral needs, both in the short term and long term, to the economic benefit of the UK.
NERC invites proposals for mobility fellowship awards of between 6-12 months in duration aligned with the objectives of the Industrial Strategy.
Five-year awards to support outstanding environmental scientists and enable them to develop their research, start to build a research group and become internationally recognised.
Knowledge Exchange Fellowships focus on accelerating and amplifying economic impact and improvements in the quality of our lives.
Information to help you apply for a NERC fellowship and on how to create a Je-S account for submitting proposals.
NERC offers a variety of training to its fellows, both research and innovation, to complement their research and equip them with a variety of skills to support their career development.
Full eligibility requirements for all NERC fellowships.
NERC co-sponsors fellowships awarded by the Daphne Jackson Memorial Fellowships Trust.
Training bursaries available for NERC Research and KE Fellows to support leadership skills development.
NERC has agreed to support up to five new Enterprise Fellowships to boost the development of new businesses from investments in environmental research.
RCUK Energy Programme Fellowships
The RCUK Energy programme - external link offers interdisciplinary Energy Fellowships.
General fellowship enquiries should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.