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Funding

Explore and understand the global development research funding landscape and find the latest selection of funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training.

  • SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants (outline bids)

    Outline proposals are invited for a catalyst grant call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience (SHEAR) research programme, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and NERC.

    This catalyst grants call will aim to support small projects with a maximum project size of £250,000 (100% full economic cost), with UK institutions eligible for 80% full economic cost and overseas organisations eligible for 100% direct project costs. The total...

    Natural Environment Research Council
    Deadline: 21 November 2017
  • NERC and RSE Enterprise Fellowships

    NERC has agreed to support up to five new Enterprise Fellowships to boost the development of new businesses from investments in environmental research.

    The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship scheme provides support to researchers and innovators who have promising business ideas.

    The programme, delivered by the RSE with support from the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), NERC, the Science & Technology Facilities Council (...

    Natural Environment Research Council
    Deadline: 23 November 2017
  • Senior Research Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

    This scheme enables researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish themselves as leading investigators in their scientific field. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

    Who can apply

    You can apply for a Senior Research Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if you’re an established researcher leading your own independent research programme. The programme of work you...

    Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 27 November 2017
  • Investigator Awards in Science

    Investigator Awards enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science.

    Who can apply

    You can apply for an Investigator Award if you're an independent researcher with a compelling research vision who wants to tackle the most important questions in your field.

    These awards are also open to joint applications from two researchers whose complementary expertise is essential to deliver their shared vision.

    Career...
    Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 27 November 2017
  • Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

    This scheme offers research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

    Who can apply

    You can apply for a Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if you’re a researcher based in a low- or middle-income...

    Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 30 November 2017
  • Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

    This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

    Who can apply

    You can apply for an Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if you’re a researcher based in a ...

    Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 30 November 2017

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