Royal Society of Chemistry: Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund Fellowships

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Grant amount: £15,000

Anticipated deadline: Sep 6, 2020

Applicant type: Faculty

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Ireland, United Kingdom

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund Fellowships

Purpose of the Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund Fellowships

The purpose of the CAMS-UK Fellowships is to assist early career analytical chemists within 5 years of their first full-time junior academic appointment at a UK or Irish HEI to establish their own independent analytical science research identity.

The Fellowships, which are valued at up to £30,000, may be used by the Fellow in any way that advances the purpose of the Fellowships and of the ACTF, including but not restricted to one, some or none of:- 

  • co-funding of PhD studentship
  • a 3-to-6 month sabbatical
  • buy-out from teaching commitments
  • purchase of equipment or materials
  • visit(s) to UK, Irish or overseas laboratory(ies)
  • purchase of time on third party facilities
  • public engagement and schools, including training in communication
  • fieldwork
  • hosting visiting researcher(s) of acknowledged standing
  • establishing a research network 
  • Please refer to the regulations for more information about this fellowship.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Who is eligible: 
    • Early career and outstanding Analytical Chemists within 5 years of the date of appointment to their first full-time junior academic position at a UK or Irish HEI.  
      • The Fellowship must be completed within 5 years of the date of appointment.
    • There are no restrictions on age.
    • There are no restrictions on nationality, but a Fellow must normally be resident in the UK or Ireland.
    • Applications are welcomed from candidates who wish to re-establish themselves after a career break or other period of absence from active research.


  • A Fellowship is a grant to the Fellow only; in the event that a Fellow is for any reason unable to conduct the Fellowship no substitution will be permitted.