Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences

Funding for Women

Funding for Women Applicants

A number of funding bodies have calls open to women, a few of these are listed on this page.

Career Re-entry Fellowships - Wellcome Trust
This scheme is for postdoctoral scientists who have recently decided to recommence a scientific research career after a continuous break of at least two years. The fellowship is particularly suitable for applicants wishing to return to research after a break for family commitments.

British Federation of Women Graduates Scholarships
This provides a scholarship fund for women studying their final year of a PhD.

Daphne Jackson Trust
This a unique fellowship designed to return STEM professionals to their careers after a break. Fellows normally carry out their research part-time over 2 years, in a university or research establishment in the UK. The Fellowships are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update skills and knowledge and support you in your return to research.

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship - Royal Society
This sheme is for outstanding scientists in the UK at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues. Female candidates are particularly invited to apply.

L'Oreal UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women in Science
This recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional females across the globe, by awarding promising scientists with fellowships to help further their research.

Rosalind Franklin Award - Royal Society
This award is made to support the promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.