Fellowship Applications


Darwin Plus Fellowships are intended to build capacity in the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) through training opportunities for UKOT nationals or those with a close relationship to a UKOT. Fellowships can last up to 2 years.

Applications to Round 12 of Darwin Plus Fellowships are now closed.

Applications to Darwin Plus Fellowships is a single stage process.

The applications for Round 12 opened on Monday 24th April 2023.

  • Deadline for applications: Monday 29th November 2023.

The expected start date for successful Round 12 projects is from 1st April 2023.


Before applying, you should first read the following documents:

How to Apply

Once you have read the guidance, complete the Darwin Plus Round 12 Fellowship application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the Word version of the application form below useful.

You will also need to complete and upload a Biodiversity Challenge Funds budget form below. Choose the form in accordance to your grant size - either over or under £100,000.