Global Innovation Fellowships at the British Academy, 2024

Courses Start:
March 1, 2024
November 1, 2023

Global Innovation FellowshipsCarnegie Endowment For International Peace British Academy Global Innovation Fellowships (Fully-Funded)

The objective of the Global Innovation Fellowships is to provide opportunities to UK-based early- and mid-career researchers from across the humanities and social sciences to develop their skills, networks and careers in the creative and cultural, public, private and policy sectors to address challenges that require innovative approaches and solutions. Through the Global Innovation Fellowships, researchers in the SHAPE community will be supported to create new and deeper links beyond academia, so enabling knowledge mobilisation and translation, as well as individual skills development.

This programme is supported under the UK Government’s International Science Partnerships Fund. The £119m International Science Partnerships Fund is designed to enable potential and foster prosperity. It puts research and innovation at the heart of the UK’s international relationships, supporting UK researchers and innovators to work with peers around the world on the major themes of our time. It’s managed by the Department for Science, Innovation & Technology. Delivered by a consortium of the UK’s leading research and innovation bodies.

Application Deadline: 1st November 2023

Eligible Field of Study:  Applications are invited in any of the following five areas:

  • Sustainability, Climate and Geopolitics.
  • Technology and International Affairs.
  • Democracy, Conflict & Governance.
  • Global Order and Institutions.
  • Nuclear Policy.

There are not any preconceived ideas about the disciplinary background of the award holder, but the applicant will need to demonstrate a solid understanding of the relevant issues, including the applicable policy landscape and the systemic challenges that it faces. Language skills where relevant are desirable but not essential.

Type: Fellowship (Early-career, Mid-career)

Number of Awards: 3

Value of Award: The Academy is offering up to three one-year fellowships hosted in Carnegie’s offices in the USA (Washington DC or California). These are offered as awards for up to £150,000 for 12 months in duration (with Full Economic Costing at 80%).

Duration of Award: 12 months. Global Innovation Fellowships are expected to commence by September 2024. An earlier start date of March or April 2024 may be possible, in this case the applicant will need to explain how they will plan and manage their relocation on this faster timeline.

How to Apply: For full information on the Global Innovation Fellowships Scheme, please view our scheme guidance notes.



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