Fellowships opportunity for post doc research in the UK

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Date and time: 
Wed, 2017-11-15 12:18

The Commonwealth Rutherford Postdoctoral Fellowships programme is open and receiving applications from PhD graduates resident in a Commonwealth country.

Upto 50 fellowships are available. Successful applicants will get an opportunity to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university or higher education institution to conduct postdoctoral research.

Applicants will be expected to identify one host institution for the fellowship. Evidence of agreement from host institution is mandatory.


  • Be a citizen of a Commonwealth country
  • Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the UK, and not based in the UK at the time of application
  • Be available to start your fellowship in the UK before 31 March 2018
  • Have been awarded your PhD no more than ten years prior to 1 November 2017
  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth Scholarship or Fellowship awarded by the CSC

All applications must be submitted via the EAS by 12.30 (GMT) on 11 December 2017 at the latest.

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships 2017-2018 terms and conditions

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2017-12-16 12:18