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Varley Gradwell Travelling Fellowship 2020 - awarded for support of fieldwork, travel & other activity in the field of insect ecology

Please note: Applications for this scholarship are now closed, for more information please contact the Development Trust Office.



Applications are invited for the Varley-Gradwell Travelling Fellowship in Insect Ecology 2020. Fellowships of up to £2,500 in value are awarded for the support of fieldwork, travel and other activity in the field of insect ecology.

Applications are judged on their practicality and potential to make a contribution to insect ecology. Preference is given to those in their early post-doctoral years, but strong applications from those at the post-graduate level have been successful in the past. The fellowship is not available for the support of under-graduate research.

The fellowships are tenable for one year commencing on a date to be agreed. They are not renewable.

To apply please send:

  1. A one page curriculum vitae
  2. A research proposal including a budget. This should not exceed two sides of A4 in length
  3. Two references these should be emailed by the referee directly to the Trust Funds Administrator, Lynne Bradley at In the case of post-graduate students one of the referees should be the supervisor.

All applications to be emailed to

All applications will be acknowledged.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 1 May 2020



Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Friday 1 May 2020

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