ORGANISATION NAMEWellcome Trust
ORGANISATION COUNTRYUnited Kingdom
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
The Wellcome Early Career Awards from the Wellcome Trust enable researchers working on human life, health and wellbeing from the perspective of any discipline, to develop their own research identity and at the end of the Award to lead their own research group.
What is funded
The Award provides salary and up to 400,000 GBP for research expenses.
There are no citizenship restrictions but researchers must have sponsorship from eligible research institutions in the UK, Ireland or low-or-middle income countries (except for China and India). Applicants must have completed a PhD or have 4 years of equivalent research experience, and up to 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.