ACU Titular Fellowships

ACU Titular Fellowships, funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities' Development Fund, aim to support universities of the Commonwealth to develop the human resources of their institutions and countries through the interchange of people, knowledge, skills and technologies.

Titular Fellowships are open annually to the academic and professional staff, or the nominees, of ACU member universities.

Past Titular Fellows

Priority subject areas

Fellowships which do not have a specific subject linked to them are tenable in any of the following priority subject areas:

  • Education
  • Health and related social sciences 
  • Information technology and management
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects 
  • Sustainable development 
  • University development and management

The Fellowships

Applications for 2018 Fellowships will open in March 2018. Please email if you would like to be notified when applications open.

Fellowships offered are as follows:

George Weston Limited Fellowship – awarded in the fields of agriculture, forestry, food science and food technology.

Gordon and Jean Southam Fellowship – open to applicants from any Canadian ACU member university.

Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowships (inward and outward) – two fellowships are available. The inward fellowship is open to applicants from countries other than Hong Kong, and is tenable at any ACU member institution in Hong Kong. The outward fellowship is open to applicants from Hong Kong and tenable at any ACU member institution in a country other than Hong Kong.

Jacky McAleer Memorial Fellowship – awarded in the field of information technology, with priority given to the computerisation of record systems or computer-assisted learning.

Martha Farrell Memorial Fellowship – provides training and support for the fellow to initiate an anti-sexual harassment initiative at their home university. The fellowship is open to those from Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, the Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore or Sri Lanka.

Swansea University Fulton Fellowship – tenable at Swansea University, UK.

University of Manitoba Fellowship – tenable at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

University of Oxford Fellowship – tenable at Linacre College, University of Oxford, UK.

Wighton Fellowship in Engineering – open to staff of the engineering departments of any ACU member university in a low or middle-income country.

Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Fellowship – awarded in the field of accountancy.