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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.

  • Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research: Institutional "pump-priming" awards to develop new opportunities in Global Nutrition and Health Research

    The "Confidence in" schemes are used to demonstrate MRC's support for institutional development in key strategic areas. We are pleased to announce our "Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research" call as part of our suite of activities under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The research supported through this call will contribute to the UK's commitment to research for the benefit of Low and Middle Income Countries.

    The purpose of this call is to provide...

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 14 September 2017
  • Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research: Institutional "pump-priming" awards to develop new opportunities in Global Nutrition and Health Research

    The “Confidence in” schemes are used to demonstrate MRC’s support for institutional development in key strategic areas.  We are pleased to announce our “Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research” call as part of our suite of activities under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The research supported through this call will contribute to the UK’s commitment to research for the benefit of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs; as listed ...

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 14 September 2017
  • Joint Global Health Trials scheme - call 8

    The purpose of this scheme is to provide funding for the best proposals to generate new knowledge about interventions that will contribute to the improvement of health in low and middle income countries.

    The scheme will give priority to proposals that are likely to produce implementable results and that are designed to address the major causes of mortality or morbidity in low and middle income countries. For call 8, the joint funders would like to stress that applications must engage...

    Department for International Development, Medical Research Council , Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 14 September 2017
  • Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships for citizens of Commonwealth countries

    The CSC grants over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development each year. Selections are made on the basis of academic merit, development impact, and quality of the study plan. Application deadlines vary by scheme – check the CSC website for more details.

    Department for International Development
    Deadline: 15 September 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants - July 2017

    Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in the UK and the country hosting the workshop to attend. These grants are funded under the Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), together with partner funders...

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants - July 2017

    Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career researchers to undertake an international research placement to strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity in developing economies, and enhance the researcher's career opportunities.

    Researchers that reside in the UK can apply for funding to visit a university or research institution in one of the partner countries, and those residing in one of the partner countries can apply ofr funding...

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
    Deadline: 19 September 2017

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