Call for RAS Research Fellowship 2019 – Reminder

October 11, 2018, from Richard Morton

Applications for RAS Research Fellowships, to begin on 1 October 2019 or within 6 months thereafter, are now open online at .  The Fellowships provide post-doctoral funding for up to three years.

RAS Fellowships are offered to outstanding candidates to enable them to pursue research in the UK in the disciplines advanced by the RAS i.e. astronomy, solar system science, geophysics and closely related branches of these sciences. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD between 1 October 2014 and 1 October 2019. Only one RAS Research Fellowship may be held in the same university at any one time.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 (BST), 19 October 2018. We expect to make offers by mid-February.

Please see RAS Research Fellowships page on our new website ( for more details, terms & conditions, and how to apply online (we no longer accept application forms). The RAS is currently reviewing its strategy for funding Research Fellowships and the total number of fellowships to be awarded in 2019 is not yet finalised.

Please email if you have further questions.