To be eligible: 

Host applicant

All engineering departments in UK Higher Education institutions are eligible to apply. While the Fellowships are intended to favour aspects of engineering and technology, the assessment panel will also give sympathetic consideration to proposals from related disciplines (for example within the generality of ICT and materials) where a convincing case for support is made.

Applications from commercial centres of excellence are not accepted.


Applications with distinguished, eminent visitors from overseas academic centres of excellence in engineering (including those from governmental research organisations) are accepted.

Visitors from commercial centres of excellence are not eligible for this scheme.