Application for the 2023 Chevening British Library Fellowship is currently open for eligible professionals to undergo a year-long professional project-based placement in the United Kingdom.
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The Chevening British Library Fellowship is funded by the United Kingdoms Foreign Ministry, Commonwealth, and Development Office.
Fellows will benefit from embedded working and hands-on training within a specific team, as well as having access to a range of organisational training, development opportunities, and £1,000 for approved project-related expenses.
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The Chevening British Library Fellowship is a collaboration between the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office and the British Library, offering international experts a year-long professional project-based placement.
Fellows will have the privilege of working with the extensive library’s collections and benefit from the broad range of professional expertise of library staff.
To be considered for the Chevening British Library Fellowship, you must:
- Be a UK citizen, permanent resident or international
- Apply before the deadline
- Demonstrate the potential to rise to positions of leadership and influence
- Demonstrate that you possess the personal, intellectual, and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential.
- Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.
- Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
- Have significant professional and/or academic research experience (at least five years).
- Be currently employed or a currently enrolled PhD candidate (PhD must not be with a UK/EU or USA university).
- Provide evidence of meeting at least the minimum English language abilities for Chevening Awards.
- Not hold British or dual British citizenship.
- Not be an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee (since July 2016) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), the British Council, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
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Duration and Reward
- 12-month period of project-based activity at the British Library.
- Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
- Return economy airfare from your home country to the UK.
- Allowance package for fellowship-related activities.
- Up to £1,000 for approved project-related expenses.
- Access to a programme of cultural events and activities organised by the FCDO and the Chevening Secretariat.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified professionals should click on the button below to begin their application.