Fully Funded Research Fellowship by Essex in The United Kingdom 2020

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Fully Funded Research Fellowship by Essex in The United Kingdom 2020

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Essex International Visiting Fellowships are prestigious, competitive awards for high performing, established academics and researchers. This flagship program provides support for outstanding researchers to undertake a period of research at Essex that is of major importance in its field and of significant benefit to Essex's research.
The program provides a platform to:

  • Work with Essex academics on a research project or publication.
  • Champion Essex as a center of scholarly excellence at an international level.
  • Raise the profile of the multi-disciplinary research community at Essex.
  • Enrich the research and training environment for early career postgraduate.

Eligibility Criteria:

Essex International Visiting Fellowships are open to:

  1. Researchers based outside the United Kingdom.
  2. who have a sustained track record of significant academic output.
  3. Who has a strong commitment to quality research outputs.
  4. Students and graduates (eg undergraduate students/graduates, Master's students/graduates, Ph.D. students, post-doctoral students) are not eligible for the scheme. 
  5. International Visiting Fellows applications must be supported by a senior Essex academic and during their visit.
  6.  It is expected that the Fellow(s) will contribute to the wider activity of the University, engaging with a wide cross-section of the research community.
  7. Please keep in mind that the International Visiting Fellowship is awarded on a competitive basis.


During your stay, it is anticipated that you will contribute to a number of activities. When you apply, you should, therefore, identify events and activities you that will contribute to during your stay. The program of events should aim to incorporate some of the following:

  • Presentation of your core research to a targeted audience.
  • Research and/or training event targeted at Ph.D. students.
  • Exploration of further collaborative opportunities with groups/individuals.
  • A public event.
  • The interdisciplinary activity aimed at an audience beyond your immediate field of specialism, eg lecture, performance, exhibition, seminar, workshop.


An Essex International Visiting Fellowship includes:

  • Economy airfare from the Visiting Fellow’s nominated home airport to a London based airport and return from London to the nominated home airport.
  • Self-catering accommodation, including the cost of utilities.
  • A contribution to subsistence (£100 per week).
  • Award holders are given the title International Visiting Fellow for the period of their stay.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Accommodation, Food, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
United Kingdom
Required Documents
CV, Research Proposal, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
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