Lindemann Trust Fellowships 2020-2022

October 30, 2019, from Natasha Jeffrey

Accepting applications until 3rd February 2020

Now extended to two years!
Research Fellowship to the US for post-doctoral scientists
$50,000 per year, with a £1000 travel grant

For more information, visit

The Lindemann Trust, in partnership with the English-Speaking Union, offers up to five 2-year fellowships, each worth $50,000 a year for postdoctoral scientists to carry out research in the USA. I would be very grateful if you could make the below information available to your students and encourage them to apply.

The Lindemann Trust Fellowships are awarded to graduates of exceptional promise in both the pure and applied physical sciences who have shown capacity for producing original research. These Fellowships enable postdoctoral scientists to pursue research in the USA without financial difficulty, and without being obliged to take up paid employment.

The Lindemann Trust supports research in the fields of:

– Astronomy
– Biophysics
– Chemistry
– Engineering
– Geology
– Geophysics
– Mathematics
– Physics

To be eligible to apply, candidates must meet the following criteria:
– Hold British, Irish or Commonwealth citizenship AND be normally resident in the UK
– Either be in the final stages of your doctoral studies at a UK university, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university within the last three academic years

The deadline for applications is Monday, 3rd February 2020.

Please visit for more information where applicants can also see our Notes for Applicants for full details on the fellowships and application process.