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Courtesy of Harry Jackson

ECR funds

Conference and Training support for Early Career Researchers

Purpose: To support the Early Career Researcher in the development of their skills and career in algae research.

Value: £250 for UK events; £750 for international events

Application deadline: Apply no later than 6 weeks prior to event start

Must-haves:

  • Applicant must be a member of Algae-UK and a UK-based academic who meets the eligibility criteria set out in section 3 of the BBSRC Research Grants guide (http::/www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/apply/grants-guide.aspx)
  • Early Career Researcher must be named and a member of Algae-UK
  • Event must be relevant to the scope of Algae-UK

Please see guidelines and application form below:

Secondment Bursary for Early Career Researchers

Purpose: to support ECR as they grow and expand their skills beyond those available within their current research group.

Value: up to £3,000

Secondment timescale: up to 3 months

Application deadline: Quarterly deadline

Must-haves:

  • Applicant must be a member of Algae-UK and a UK-based academic who meets the eligibility criteria set out in section 3 of the BBSRC Research Grants guide
  • Early Career Researcher must be named and a member of Algae-UK
  • Event must be relevant to the scope of Algae-UK

See application form and guidelines below. Second cut-off is 16:00hrs 29th May 2020:

Summer Studentship Bursaries

Purpose: to support undergraduate students as they develop skills relevant to algae research.

Value: up to £2,000

Project timescale: up to 8 weeks

Application deadline: Annual call closing each March

Must-haves:

  • Applicant must be a member of Algae-UK and a UK-based academic who meets the eligibility criteria set out in section 3 of the BBSRC Research Grants guide (http::/www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/apply/grants-guide.aspx)
  • Student must be named, an undergraduate not in their final year of study and a member of Algae-UK
  • Project must be relevant to the scope of Algae-UK

This call is now CLOSED for 2020. In the meantime, please see guidelines and application form below: