Dates based on July 2016 deadline

Funder deadline: 6 July 2016 - closing date for preliminary applications (20 September 2016 - closing date for full applications
Research Services deadline: 29 June 2016 (-5)
Law Faculty deadline for first draft for review: 15 June (-15)
Law Faculty deadline for initial expression: 10 June (-18)

This offers support to academics at all stages of their careers, with strong preference given to applicants with a good prospect of achieving an academic career in the field.
It offers full time funding for 3 years (part time is available if circumstances require this). Research expenses, salary and employer's contributions are all included.

To be eligible

You must be a doctoral scholar wishing to carry out an extended period of research on a specific project - you must have been awarded your PhD and be based in the UK, Republic of Ireland or low to middle income country. Your application must be sponsored by an established and normally senior member of the department.

You must first submit a preliminary application, then if this is successful you will be invited to submit a full application.

Please visit the Research Fellowship pages on the Wellcome Trust website for full scheme details.