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Fellowships for Early Career Researchers

Fellowship opportunities

Join a vibrant, dynamic community of postdoctoral and early career researchers at King's College London, a world-leading institution in the heart of London.

We welcome outstanding applicants to external research funding schemes. Click below for more information and details on how to apply.

Current Opportunities

Individual Fellowships (IFs) are a great option if you are an experienced researcher looking to give your career a boost by working abroad. There are two types of IFs: European and Global. Internal candidates: more detail about the scheme can be found through the Research Support intranet pages. Any queries should be directed to

Further information

This scheme provides funding to cover a 3 year fellowship. The purpose of the award is to enable the award holder to pursue an independent research project, towards the completion of a significant piece of publishable research.

Further information about the scheme & how to apply

The Professor Anthony Mellows Medal and Fellowship is awarded annually to an outstanding post-doctoral scientist. The award seeks to encourage individuals with a strong research interest to become leaders in their field. The award is supported by the Anthony and Elizabeth Mellows Charitable Settlement, in association with King's College, in the hope that it will extend the frontiers of research in the health sciences. The Fellowship provides 18-24 months of funding and aims to support the Fellow's transition to an independent research career. It is awarded through an annual competition, advertised widely and open to both internal (King's) and external candidates. The next deadline is 15 March 2021; for details about how to apply see the link below.

Further information


Contact us

Susie Cornick-Willis, Research Administrator, Arts & Sciences Research Office

0207 848 1498

King's Building, Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS