Applicants – Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships are offered for highly skilled researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university or higher education institution conducting postdoctoral research. About Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

You must use the Electronic Application System (EAS) to apply for a Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowship. The EAS allows you to submit your application electronically and to download and save your application in PDF format (which can then be printed in hard copy).

You should:

  1. Wait when you have clicked on Submit at the end of your application. It can take up to three minutes for your application to be submitted
  2. Wait while downloading a PDF of your application. These PDFs can be up to 2 MB in size
  3. Ask your three referees to submit a reference on headed paper by email to references.rutherford@cscuk.org.uk as soon as possible. Your EAS number must be included in the subject line of each email. You must also include the name and email address of each of your three referees in your application. When you submit your application, each referee will receive an email reminding them to submit their reference by the deadline above, in case they have not already done so; this email will include a link to your application, which they can view
  4. Ask your proposed supervisor in the UK to submit a supporting statement on headed paper by email to statement.rutherford@cscuk.org.uk as soon as possible. Your EAS number must be included in the subject line of the email. You must also include the name and email address of your proposed supervisor in your application. When you submit your application, your proposed supervisor will receive an email reminding them to submit their statement by the deadline above, in case they have not already done so; this email will include a link to your application, which they can view

To help you complete your application, you may wish to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (444 KB). The application form has links to the Notes for Candidates to help you as well.

All applications must be submitted by 12.30 (GMT) on 11 December 2017.

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