Deadline: November 6, 2024 16:59 GMT | Apply here
Eligibility: Early-career and mid-career researchers, UK residents

Are you an early- and mid-career humanities and social sciences researcher? Are you looking to develop your skills to address challenges that require innovative approaches and solutions?

Check out this program, which aims to foster innovation and address global challenges through creative approaches and cross-sector collaborations.

ODA Global Innovation Fellowships 2024

Offered by the British Academy, the program provides early- and mid-career UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences with opportunities to develop their skills and careers through partnerships with organizations in ODA-eligible countries.

This program supports innovative research that addresses global challenges, fostering knowledge exchange and creating impactful connections beyond academia.

Key Details

  • Award Start Date: By September 2025 (earlier start possible in March/April 2025)
  • Funding Available: Up to £150,000 for 12 months (80% Full Economic Costing)

envelope icon

Subscribe to AlphaGamma!

Receive the latest articles, news, events, business & career opportunities to your inbox!

Eligibility Criteria and Application Process

Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the UK and be early-career and mid-career researchers. Your host institution must be a UK Higher Education Institution (HEI) or Independent Research Organisation (IRO).

Moreover, partner organizations must be based in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, Thailand, Vietnam, or countries from the Least Developed Countries list.


To participate, applicants must submit a proposal outlining their research activity and its relevance to the chosen theme. Proposals should demonstrate the potential for innovative solutions and impact on global challenges. Proposals should fit in one of the following themes:

  • Environment, Sustainability, and Nature
  • Transformative Technologies
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Cities and Urbanisation
  • Global Order, Geopolitics, and International Affairs


If you have questions and would like to find out more about ODA Global Innovation Fellowships 2024, apply via email to a Webinar hosted by the British Academy on September 12, at 10 am.

Interested in applying for the ODA Global Innovation Fellowships 2024? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

For more life-changing opportunities, subscribe to our weekly newsletter and follow us on X, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here