UK-Russia Postgraduate Research Fellowship Programme

30th September 2021

The British Embassy in Moscow and British Council UK have announced a new UK-Russia Graduate Research Fellowship Programme for Russian female Early Career Researchers. Successful applicants will receive financial support to undertake postgraduate fellowship research projects at UK institutions in Arctic research.

The Fellowship Programme is open to Russian female postgraduate students working toward their PhD/Doctorate (aspirantura/doctorantura) at Russian universities and research institutes. In addition to Arctic research, life sciences & medical research, and climate change are included. Funding will be available for three to nine months between March 2022 to March 2023. Eligible costs can include travel and living costs in the UK, and costs associated with the research project (i.e. consumables, costs associated with using lab equipment, travel to conferences or work events within the UK).

This is a fantastic opportunity to build and further develop links with Russian early career researchers and with their universities and research centres, as part of longer term collaboration and partnerships.

Full details and the application form is available at The deadline for applications is 8 December 2021.