For external researchers

Fellowship programmes

Senior Anniversary Fellowship

For established scholars in any area of of the humanities, arts and social sciences, with more than 10 years’ experience in higher education

Junior Anniversary Fellowship

For early-career scholars in any area of of the humanities, arts and social sciences who have completed their doctorate in the last three years

Fulbright Scotland Visiting Professorship

For established scholars from higher education institutions in the USA, in any area of of the humanities, arts and social sciences

American Philosophical Association Fellowship

For APA members working in any area of the humanities, arts and social sciences

American Philosophical Society Fellowship

For US residents or American citizens resident abroad, in any area of the humanities, arts and social sciences

IASH-Alwaleed Research Fellowship

For senior researchers working on contemporary Islam and the Muslim world

Environmental Humanities Visiting Research Fellowships

For scholars in the environmental humanities at any stage in their academic career

IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships

For scholars in the social and political sciences at any stage in their academic career

Daiches-Manning Memorial Fellowship in 18th Century Scottish Studies

For scholars in 18th-century Scottish literature and culture at all career levels

Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship

For Indian citizens under 45, working in any areas of the arts and humanities

Digital Scholarship Visiting Research Fellowships

For scholars in digital arts, humanities, education, design or social sciences at any stage in their academic career

Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellowships

For early-career scholars in digital arts, humanities, education, design or social sciences who have completed their doctorate in the last three years

Postdoctoral Fellowships

For early-career scholars in any area of of the humanities, arts and social sciences who have completed their doctorate in the last three years

Library Fellowships

For early-career scholars in any area of the arts, humanities and social sciences, to examine special collections held at the University of Edinburgh

Combe Trust Fellowship

For senior researchers in areas such as public theology, religious education, health, Scots law, peacebuilding, psychology, or the arts

Visiting Research Fellowships

For scholars in any area of of the humanities, arts and social sciences, at any career level (this Fellowship is unfunded)

The Isabel Dalhousie Fellowship

By invitation only