Future Leaders – African Independent Researchers (FLAIR) Fellowships are for talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field. These fellowships provide the opportunity to build an independent research career in a sub-Saharan African institution and to undertake cutting-edge scientific research that will address global challenges facing developing countries.
Application Deadline: 27th May 2020 3pm UK time.
Eligible Countries: African countries
About the Award: Each FLAIR Fellowship will be for two years initially and will offer up to £150,000 per year, alongside a programme of support to develop fellows as independent research leaders including training and mentoring, and opportunities to network both regionally and with the UK and to develop international collaborations.
Type: Research, Fellowship
Field of Research: Applications should be within the remit of natural sciences. This includes physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering, agricultural, biological and medical research (excluding clinical and patient-orientated research), and the scientific aspects of archaeology, geography and experimental psychology but excluding economics, social science and humanities research.
Eligibility: You can apply for this scheme if you:
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: This scheme provides an award of up to £150,000 per year for two years in the first instance, covering:
The scheme also provides a programme of support and development, including:
Duration of Programme: Each FLAIR Fellowship will be for two years initially. Holders may have the opportunity to apply for a renewal for an additional three years.
How to Apply:
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