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Webb Fellowship using the James Webb Space Telescope

Apply for a fellowship to:

  • do your own research programme using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
  • enhance community use of the JWST, and increase its impact.

You must have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or similar.

An eligible research organisation must host you during your fellowship.

Around 70% of your time must be spent on your research programme, and the rest spent on community use and impact. You must coordinate your activities with the UK JWST team.

We will fund your proposal at 80% of its full economic cost. Your host research organisation must agree to fund the rest.

The fellowship is up to five years long.

Two fellowships are available.

Find out more and apply via the UKRI Funding Finder.

Last updated: 04 February 2021


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