Philip Leverhulme Prizes
The Prizes commemorate the contribution to the work of the Trust made by Philip Leverhulme, the Third Viscount Leverhulme and grandson of the Founder.
For the 2013 competition the selected disciplines are:
- Astronomy and Astrophysics;
- Modern languages and Literature;
- Performing and Visual Arts.
The disciplines selected are intentionally broad, and nominations will be considered irrespective of a nominee’s departmental affiliation.
Each Prize has a value of £70,000; use should be made of the award over a two or three year period. Prizes can be used for any purpose which can advance the Prize holder’s research, with the exception of enhancing the Prize holder’s salary.
Please ensure that applications do not include any of the ineligible costs listed here.
The Prize is available over two or three years. The first instalment of the Prize funds must be released no later than the end of November 2014.
Please read the following before submitting a nomination.
If your query has not been answered in these pages please contact Bridget Kerr (020 7042 9862).
Investigating solar flares. Dr Clare Parnell, University of St Andrews was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize in 2007.
Redbrick: Britain’s new world of universities, 1820-1980. Dr William Whyte, University of Oxford, was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize in 2008.