Approximately 20 Studentships are available to support a period of advanced study or research (not in the UK or USA) for 12 or 24 months. The awards provide an annual maintenance allowance of £15,000, a return air fare and baggage allowance, and an allowance of £5000 for a student accompanied by a dependent partner. Assistance with research costs and overseas fees is given at the Committee’s discretion.

Applicants must have been resident in the UK for at least 5 years and hold an undergraduate degree from a UK institution. Undergraduates are not eligible. Candidates must be under age 30 on 1 June 2008 or, if older, must make a strong and appropriate case for special consideration. Applicants must be available for interview in London in late April 2008.

Eligible applicants can download application materials from the Trust’s web site at

Closing date: 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 8 January 2008.

Research Awards Advisory Committee, The Leverhulme Trust, 1 Pemberton Row, London EC4A 3BG.

Registered charity number 288371.