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Summary: The Leverhulme Trust Board are offering up to 30 Philip Leverhulme Prizes for 2011. The Prizes are intended to recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers who are at an early stage in their careers but who have already acquired an international reputation for their work. Prizes are available in the following disciplines:
• Astronomy and Astrophysics
• Modern European Languages and Literature
• Performing and Visual Arts
The value of each Prize will be £70,000, to be spent within two or three years, and can be used for any purpose to advance the prize holders research within the following exceptions: augmentation of the prize holder’s salary and institutional overheads. Awards will be made in recognition of the past research or artistic achievement of nominees and with the expectation that this achievement reflects outstanding promise for future work.
Prize winners should be under 36 on 17 May 2011 and should hold a post (irrespective of the source of funding) in a UK institution of higher education or research. Nominations are also accepted for those aged 36 to 39 inclusive if they have had a distinct career change or break.
Deadline: 17 May 2011, 4pm
Funder link: Leverhulme Trust
Scheme link: 2011 Philip Leverhulme Prizes
Any application for external funding requires the completion of an External Funding Application Submission (EFAS) form, to create a form please visit EFAS