Funding area: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), Social Sciences
These Grants offer academic staff on open-ended or continuing contracts of employment in Scottish Higher Education Institutions the opportunity to take up to twelve months sabbatical leave to focus on a research project of their choice.
In addition to funding the salary for the replacement member of staff up to point 37, this Grant funds research costs for the awardee of up to £10,000.
These Grants are supported by funding from the Scottish Government and research projects proposed must align to one or more of the Scottish Government National Outcomes, as detailed in the National Performance Framework.
Please note: we recently clarified our eligibility criteria to minimise confusion. Please check the ‘Eligibility’ tab below or log into your account to view the revised Guidelines.
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For the salary of a replacement staff member up to scale point 37, £41,526 as of August 2019, and research costs up to £10,000.
Awards will be made for projects up to a maximum of 12 months.