Early Career Researcher Career Development Fellowship
The Fellowship is a flexible package of benefits intended to support ECRs in the first three years following completion of their doctorate, focusing in particular on those who are insecurely and precariously employed.
Applications are invited for the Early Career Researcher Network Career Development Fellowship. The Fellowship is a flexible package of benefits intended to support ECRs in the first three years following completion of their doctorate, focusing in particular on those who are insecurely and precariously employed.
There are up to two awards available per year – each worth up to £2,000.00. Each award is tenable for a period of 12-24 months.
Applicants will be able to request financial support for a variety of development opportunities/activities including, but not limited to:
Training courses (e.g. in new research methodologies to support post-doctoral work)
Symposia and conferences
Resource development (i.e. short films/magazines to realise impact from existing research)
It is also anticipated that mentorship will be provided to recipients on a quarterly basis
Applicants should be Early Career Researchers in the first three years following completion of their doctorate
Applicants must be BERA members
Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need (i.e show they are insecurely or precariously employed.)
The applications will be judged by members of the ECR Network.
The judges will take into consideration:
The relevance of the proposed opportunities/activities to the applicant’s identified career route
The potential to impact on the applicant’s development
The value for money of the proposed opportunities/activities.
This award will close on 1 August 2023 to enable the first recipients to commence their fellowships from September 2023.
How to Apply
Please download the application form below, then click “apply now” and upload it on the next page. You will have to be logged in to your member account.
Please ensure your application form is titled LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.ECRCDS
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