University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020


By choosing to study in UK at University of Kentucky you will have the opportunity to develop your strategic, analytical and critical thinking by applying theoretical concepts to new global situations, as well as enhance your capabilities for leading and managing people. Like always for the academic year of 2019-2020, University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020 has also been Open to International Students If you prove that you are the eligible one for this educational award then you will obviously one of those lucky winners who get a chance at the educational hub of UK that too with the Partial Funding, $47,476 stipend + $2,000 for research activities .

Eligibility for University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020:

  •  The fellowship is open to nationals (citizen or non-citizen) of the United States or have lawfully been admitted for a permanent residence.
  • Applicants for University Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2020 must either have completed their doctoral degree no longer than 2 years ago or be expecting to complete before the date of appointment.
  • Applicants who do not possess a prior or present postdoctoral appointment in the UK are more preferred.
  • Candidates who received their doctoral degree must affiliate with a research group different from the one with which they previously worked.

 Documents required:

  • Application dossier must contain the following documents in the same order specified in a pdf format:
    • Application letter addressing how this program will contribute to the diversity of the University and their profession.
    • A CV with references and letters of recommendation
    • The original research proposal is not more than 1500 words
    • A maximum of two sample dissertation chapters or publications
  • Additionally, the following documents with students’ name on the subject line must be sent by the applicants to the specified email address:
    • A letter from the potential UK mentor, departmental chair specifying endorsement and appropriate departmental resources
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • A CV of the mentor with current and pending funding limited to 5 pages
    • A letter from the potential UK mentor

Selection criteria:

  • Evidence of scholarship with potential for a tenure-track faculty appointment at a research university
  • Quality of the proposal
  • A compelling argument that their appointment will generate a contribution to the University’s diversity
  • Compatibility of research interests with those present in doctorate-granting units at the UK
  • Strong support from references and mentor

Value of University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020:

  • The successful applicants of the University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020 will receive:
    • A stipend of $47,496.
    • Research expenses of $2,000.
    • Benefits.

Deadline for University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020:

  • The last date to apply for the University of Kentucky – University Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in US, 2020 is 1st November 2019.
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