I have been a principal investigator, am I eligible?
Applicants must not have received, or currently be in receipt of, competitively obtained research or support funding from any source as a principal investigator where such funding includes or included postdoctoral research assistant (PDRA) staff support costs. This includes grants associated with fellowships.
I have been a co-investigator, am I eligible?
Researchers who have been co-investigators on successful grant applications are eligible to apply to the scheme.
I have received a fellowship. Am I eligible?
Contact the eligibility team by emailing email@example.com to check eligibility, providing funding details of your fellowship.
When submitting an eligibility query, you must include a short description outlining your query, a detailed CV for the applicants the query concerns and any additional supporting information you may deem relevant, such as a letter from a head of department detailing the nature and responsibilities of a particular post or fellowship.
I have my second postdoctoral research assistant (PDRA) post. Am I eligible?
You need to be in a lecturer level position which can be confirmed by your head of department.
If I was listed as a researcher co-i (with post doc salary), would this make me ineligible to apply for a new investigator?
No, please see our eligibility requirements.