Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020  – The Royal Society & Wellcome Trust, UK invites application from dedicated Post-Doctoral Researchers for the Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020. Preliminary applications for the same will be accepted through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker (WTGT) till May 12, 2020.

Candidates can check details on Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020 from the page below. 



About Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020

This scheme provides support for postdoctoral researchers who aim to become independent scientists leading their own groups.
The scheme is a partnership between the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.


Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020 Important Dates

Preliminary application deadline
12th May 2020, 17:00 BST
Invited full application deadline
16th July 2020, 17:00 BST
Shortlisted candidate interviews
25th to 27th November 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020

  • You can apply for a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship if you’re already driving your own research and you’re ready to lead an independent research programme.
  • You must have a PhD and significant postdoctoral research experience.
  • You should have made important contributions to your area of research, e.g. publications, patents, software development or an impact on policy.
  • You must have sponsorship from a head of department or equivalent at an eligible host organisation in the UK. Applicants who want to be based in the Republic of Ireland should apply for a Research Career Development Fellowship instead.
  • If you’re proposing to stay in your current department, you should describe in your application how this proposal will further your independent scientific career.



A Sir Henry Dale Fellowship is for five years. It may be held on a part-time basis and you can apply for renewal for an additional three years. The award includes:
  • a basic salary (determined by your host organisation)
  • a fellowship supplement of £7,500 for your personal support
  • personal removal expenses
  • research expenses, normally including one research post (postdoctoral research assistant or technician)
  • a contribution towards indirect and estate costs of £11,000 a year (from the Royal Society)


Sir Henry Dale Fellowships 2020 Application Process

Interested candidates can apply online through the official website
Submit your preliminary application through Grant Tracker.


For more details and to apply, please visit the official website