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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

The British Academy Visiting Fellowships 2025 (up to £40,000 in funding)

Updated: Jun 21

Applications are now open for The British Academy Visiting Fellowships 2025, which represent a prestigious opportunity for exceptional scholars from around the globe to engage in collaborative research within the UK's vibrant academic landscape. Offering up to £40,000 in funding, these fellowships invite academics particularly at PostDoc levels from any discipline within the humanities and social sciences to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months.


Value and duration

Visiting Fellowships are available for a period of between 3 to 6 months. Applicants will be asked to provide their preferred start date for their Fellowship over the spring and summer (March-August 2025).

The maximum funding available is £40,000.


Eligibility requirements

The eligibility criteria for The British Academy Visiting Fellowships 2025 are as follows:

• Academic Level: Applicants must be at postdoctoral level or above or have equivalent research experience at the time of application.

• Location: Candidates should be based outside the UK at the time of application.

• Contracts: Applicants may be on permanent or fixed-term contracts. Applicants must demonstrate that they have been in contact with their UK host institution prior to applying. Those on fixed-term contracts must ensure their contract does not end before the fellowship’s conclusion.


Application procedure

Applications must be submitted online using the British Academy’s Grant Management System (GMS), Flexi-Grant.

• Application Deadline: 23rd Oct. 2024




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