Postdoctoral research grants to the USA for scientists
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2015/16 FELLOWSHIPS.
DEADLINE MONDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2015
The English-Speaking Union offers up to three grants a year worth $30,000 each for postdoctoral scientists to carry out research in the USA. The Lindemann Trust Fellowships are awarded to graduates of exceptional promise in both the pure and applied physical sciences who have shown capacity for producing original research. Following a bequest of £1,000,000 from Brigadier Charles Lindemann, the ESU has administered the Fellowships since March 1972.
To be eligible to apply, candidates must be British or Commonwealth citizens, resident in the UK, and have completed a doctorate within the last 2 years, or be expecting to complete this academic year at the latest. Holders of established research and lecturing posts with a proven record may apply, but the Fellowship should not be regarded as a means of taking up a routine sabbatical. Fellowships may not be held concurrently with any other research grant or scholarship.
The Lindemann Trust supports research in the fields of:
How to apply
Please download the Notes for Applicants below for further information. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that two confidential references are sent separately to the ESU before the application closing date, together with a letter of endorsement from their chosen US institution.
Candidates must complete the following:
Application Form 2015/16
Letter of Endorsement Form
Reference Form (two references required)
Completed applications should be sent to:
The Education Department: Lindemann Trust Fellowships
37 Charles Street