Award value:

This scheme is to enable established researchers based at a UK higher education institution to spend a period of time in overseas research centres, to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas. Up to £40,000 is available for a period of three to twelve months. Eligible costs include: reasonable replacement cover whilst the Fellow is overseas; travel to and within the overseas country or countries; a maintenance grant to meet the increased expense of living overseas; and essential research costs.

Fellowships are for a duration of between 3 and 12 months, and the current round of awards must commence between 1 June 2017 and 1 May 2018.

Read the full scheme details on the Leverhulme Trust's website.


  • must be resident in the UK at the time of application;
  • should have held an established post in a UK institution of higher education, or in a museum, art gallery or comparable institution for at least 3 years;
  • may not be registered for a degree, for doctoral studies, or for professional or vocational qualifications.


Funder deadline: 10th November 2016

Law Faculty deadline for first draft review: 28th October 2016

Law faculty deadline for initial expression of interest: 21st October 2016