Externally funded Fellowships

The University of Hertfordshire invites outstanding early career researchers to apply for externally funded Fellowships to be hosted at the University.

The University of Hertfordshire is ambitious in the quality and impact of its research, jumping 21 places in the UK rankings for research excellence in the most recent national research assessment, REF 2021, with 78% of research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent, and its research impact in the top 25% of all UK.

The University of Hertfordshire offers state-of-the-art facilities, including a new Wolfson Foundation-funded bio-detection centre. Research networking and collaboration at the university are supported by Themes, Centres, and Groups and Units. In addition to academic mentorship, researchers can take advantage of a suite of skills training and career development opportunities.

The University of Hertfordshire is 30 minutes from London by train, with fantastic sporting and social activities. The University is committed to advancing equality of opportunity, embracing and celebrating the diversity of our community, and fostering a cohesive and inclusive culture.

Funding opportunities

FunderFunding schemes
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Future Leaders Fellowships
*For round 9 an internal form must be completed by 08/03/2024, email UHResearch@herts.ac.uk for details.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Daphne Jackson Fellowship
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Research, development and engagement fellowships: early career researchers route
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC
Discovery Fellowships
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
New Investigator Award
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Independent Research Fellowship
Science and Technology Research Council (STFC)
Ernest Rutherford Fellowship
*For the 2023 round an internal form must be completed by 24/07/23, email UHResearch@herts.ac.uk for details.
European Commission
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
The British Academy
International Fellowships
Newton International Fellowships
Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Royal Society
Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship
Newton International Fellowships
University Research Fellowship
*For the 2023 round an internal form must be completed by 24/07/23, email UHResearch@herts.ac.uk for details.
Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)
Research Fellowships
*For the 2023 round an internal form must be completed by 12.00 noon on 14/07/23, email UHResearch@herts.ac.uk for details. The outcome will be communicated to candidates on 19/07/23.
AXA Research FundAXA Fellowships

Contact us

Interested applicants should send the following to UHResearch@herts.ac.uk:

Applicants supported to apply for funding will receive expert proposal advice and guidance from the academic mentor and University Research Office.