Scholars in residence

A photo of the 178 Waterloo Place building


Early Career Researchers (ECR) who would like to spend a few months to a year as MCI Scholars in Residence in the Lee Building can apply for MCI to cover the desk fees the university charges (usually £1-2K) for university affiliation, use of the library, and other facilities.

How to apply

Please fill out this form and email it together with a one-page CV to mci@manchester.ac.uk with the subject line, ‘MCI desk fee waiver’. The deadline is the Friday, 3 May 2024.