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Apply for Rutherford Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships

Information on Rutherford Foundation funding opportunities and how to apply.

Current status

The 2023 funding round for Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships is open from 08 June. Application closing date is on Thursday 03 August 2023 at 5 PM.

Regrettably, the Cambridge Rutherford-Memorial PhD Scholarship is not available in 2023.

2023 funding round timetable

Date Activity
Thu 08 June 2023 Web portal opens
Thu 03 Aug 2023 Closing date for applications
Thu 03 Aug – mid Aug 2023 Prepare applications for panel
Mid‐Aug 2023 Panellist briefing video conference
Mid‐Aug – Mid Sept 2023 Review of applications by panellists
Early Oct 2023 Panel selects a short list of candidates to interview
2nd week Oct 2023 Distribution of preliminary outcome letter 
Mid Oct 2023 Royal Society Te Apārangi organises interview travel arrangements
Thu 26 Oct 2023 Interviews
Nov 2023 (TBC) Results announced