Open Funding Calls


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Future Leaders Fellowships: Round 6

Four years’ funding is available to support ambitious research/innovation programmes across UKRI’s remit, and fellows benefit from outstanding support to develop their careers.

Closing Date: 23 February 2021 16:00 UK time
Pre-announcement: Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards 2021

Apply for funding and support to turn research into products and services for healthy ageing. Your project must develop innovative, high risk and high reward ideas.

Closing date: 25 February 2021
Linked justice and education data research fellowship

Apply for funding to conduct research and analysis through Administrative Data Research (ADR) UK. Your project will show how your data could have an impact on policy.

Closing date – 30 March 2021, 16:00 UK time
Health Systems Research Initiative (HSRI) foundation grant

Apply for funding for research to improve health systems in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). This funding is not for disease-specific research.

Closing date – 26 May 2021
EPSRC mathematical sciences small grants scheme

Original research projects or feasibility studies for research projects. EPSRC is looking to support grants in the region of £10-80,000 at 80% full economic cost, and of up to 12 months in duration.

No closing date
EPSRC standard research grant

Standard research grants are for researchers at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies.

No closing date
EPSRC new investigator award

The new investigator award is for people who hold an academic lectureship position at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies 

No closing date
EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on either: energy or mathematical sciences. You must have either: a PhD at least four years’ or experience in a relevant field by the start of your fellowship. 

No closing date
EPSRC open fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on any topic in the EPSRC portfolio. You must have either: a PhD or at least four years’ experience in a relevant field by the start of your fellowship.

No closing date
NERC: Urgency Funding

This fund allows researchers to respond quickly to transient and unexpected scientific opportunities. These may be events affecting the environment like earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.

No closing date
EPSRC: Discipline hopping in information and communication technologies

Discipline-hopping grants are for researchers at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies.

No closing date
EPSRC: Healthcare Technologies: Call for Investigator-Led Research Projects

We are looking for researchers in engineering, physical sciences, information and communications technologies (ICT) and mathematical sciences who want to apply their expertise to healthcare challenges.

No closing date
ESRC: Research Grants

We award research grants to fund individuals or research teams based at research organisations eligible for UKRI funding. Grants range from £350,000 to £1 million for a period of up to five years. 

No closing date
Health & Care Research Wales: Partner Funding Schemes

Extensive partnership and collaboration takes place across all Health and Care Research Wales activity and is crucial if we are to function at our best.

Various closing date
Health & Care Research Wales. Health Research Fellowship Award

The Health Research Fellowship Award aims to support individuals to become independent researchers through leading and undertaking high-quality research.

Opens: October 2021