Junior Fellowships

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Thursday, 31 March. Two applicants thus far have encountered a problem with the online form while completing the application. If you encounter this issue please start a new application to the Pearsall Fellowship, which should take you to the correct form. We apologise for this inconvenience. The Pearsall Fellowship is a one year postdoctoral Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History. Applications are encouraged for work on any aspect of Naval and Maritime History, in the broadest sense, anywhere in the world, from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West up to the present day.
Purpose of award: 
Postdoctoral
Applications open: 
11 Jan 2016 to 31 Mar 2016
Amount awarded: 
£23,000
The IHR administers one one-year Fellowship each year on behalf of the Jacobite Studies Trust. This Fellowship may be held by an advanced doctoral student or early career postdoctoral researcher. Its purpose is to enable the Fellow to undertake historical research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807. This may also include work on their friends and supporters, their activities, their influence, their views, ideologies, artefacts and works of art; and the political, diplomatic, military, religious, intellectual, and cultural context in which they lived. The Fellowship is non-residential, and will be tenable from 1 October 2016.
Purpose of award: 
Doctoral
Postdoctoral
Applications open: 
11 Jan 2016 to 28 Apr 2016
Amount awarded: 
£15,000
The Economic History Society, in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research, offers up to four one-year postdoctoral Fellowships in economic and/or social history, tenable at the Institute.The Fellowships will be awarded to postdoctoral candidates who have recently completed a doctoral degree in economic and/or social history, or who will have submitted their thesis for examination by 1 October in the academic year in which the Fellowship is to be held. It is the intention of the Economic History Society to promote work of a kind that might be published in the leading refereed academic journals in economic/social history. Fellows will be expected to pursue research in economic and/or social history at an advanced level with a view to publication.
Purpose of award: 
Postdoctoral
Applications open: 
11 Jan 2016 to 13 Apr 2016
Amount awarded: 
£13,590 (affiliated to institutions outside London); £15,590 (affiliated to London-based institutions)
The Institute of Historical Research administers up to six full-year and one half-year IHR Research Fellowships in History, which are drawn from several sources: The Royal Historical Society funds up to two Fellowships per year, the Centenary Fellowship and the Marshall Fellowship, the latter thanks to the generosity of Professor P. J. Marshall, former President of the RHS. Both are open to candidates without regard to nationality or academic affiliation; The Scouloudi Foundation offers up to three full-year Fellowships and one half-year Fellowship, which are all open to UK citizens or to candidates with a degree from a British university; The Isobel Thornley Bequest offers one Fellowship which is open to candidates regardless of nationality but only to those registered for a PhD at the University of London.
Purpose of award: 
Doctoral
Applications open: 
14 Jan 2016 to 27 Apr 2016
Amount awarded: 
£15,726 - full year (Scouloudi); £7863 - half year (Scouloudi); £15,726 (Thornley); £15,726 (Royal Historical Society)
Thanks to generous benefactions from the Polonsky Foundation, the Wolfson Family Charitable Trust, and from the Dorset Foundation in memory of Harry M Weinrebe, the IHR is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral fellow in Jewish History in any period or region of the post-Biblical world. The successful applicant will join a thriving programme for post-doctoral historians in the IHR. The Institute is home to between 15 and 20 stipendiary doctoral and post-doctoral fellows at any one time. He or she will have access to all the facilities of the Institute. It is expected that the IHR Junior Research Fellow in Jewish History will organise at least one major academic conference during their tenure.
Purpose of award: 
Postdoctoral
Applications open: 
15 Feb 2016 to 6 May 2016
Amount awarded: 
£22,000 in the first year and £23,000 in the second year
The Past & Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research will offer up to three two-year postdoctoral Fellowships in History for 2017–19, tenable at the Institute. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change, as manifested in their particular field of study. The Society wishes to promote work of a kind that might be published in the journal Past & Present and its book series, which is published by the Oxford University Press.
Purpose of award: 
Postdoctoral
Applications open: 
1 Nov 2016 to 2 Jan 2017
Amount awarded: 
£40,000 (approx.) over two years (£20,000 approx. per year)