Linacre College/ACU Visiting Fellowship

Linacre College/ACU Visiting Fellowship for Scholars in Commonwealth Member Countries (Fully-funded) 2018 – University of Oxford, UK

Nominations are invited from Departments and Faculties of the University for a fully-funded Visiting Fellowship of up to one month to be held at any time during the academic year 2018/2019.

Application Deadline: 11th May 2018

Eligible Universities: Over 500 member institutions in 40 countries across the Commonwealth (View complete list in Program Webpage).

To Be Taken At (Country): UK

About the Award: The recipient will be made a Visiting Fellow of Linacre College. The nominating department / faculty will agree to host the visiting academic and propose an academic programme of meetings, visits and/or talks. The visiting academic will agree to give a public lecture to be called the Association of Commonwealth Universities Lecture. The College will host a reception following the lecture.

The aim of the ACU Fellowships program is to promote institutional and national development through the interchange of people, knowledge, skills and technologies.

Type: Fellowship (academic)

Eligibility: The Visiting Fellow must be a member of a university belonging to the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award:  The fellowship provides accommodation for up to one month, return transport from the fellow’s home country, meals in college when available and a modest living allowance.

Duration of Program: One month

How to Apply: Nominations must be made by a member of a department or faculty of the University of Oxford. The nomination should include:

  • The proposed fellow’s CV;
  • A description of the proposed program for the visit;
  • A description of the potential benefit to the recipient’s institution or nation;
  • A letter of support from the Head of Department/Faculty Chair.

Nominations should be sent to the Principal’s PA, Mrs Jo Whitfield ( sends e-mail)) to arrive no later than Friday 11th May 2018.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Association of Commonwealth Universities

Important Notes: The ACU Visiting Fellowship is not intended for degree courses or for immediately postdoctoral programmes. Whilst the Fellowship cannot be held concurrently with other awards the College welcomes proposals from Departments/Faculties who would like to extend the length of the Fellowship using their own resources


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