Making science work for development

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.

  • Newton Mobility Grants

    Newton Mobility Grants (Brazil, Mexico and South Africa) programme for collaborations between scientists in the UK and overseas partner countries which must result in the training and transferring knowledge as well as skills to help strengthen research capabilities of the overseas partner.

    Deadline: 10 October 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Biodiversity Travel Grants

    Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants (Latin America) provide financial support for 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...

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
    Deadline: 13 October 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Regional Biodiversity Workshops (Latin America)

    Newton Fund Researcher Links regional workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and other regional partner countries, to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. The  partner countries for this call are Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Argentina.

    Joint applications are made by senior researchers from the partner countries who lead the workshop. Once funded, grants are available to the institutions of...

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
    Deadline: 13 October 2017
  • Royal Society of Chemistry International Exchanges Award

    The Royal Society of Chemistry additional grants are available through the Royal Society – Royal Society of Chemistry International Exchanges Award for collaborations between researchers in the UK and those in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) working on projects in the field of Chemistry. Up to £12,000 is available for 2-year projects for travel and subsistence including a maximum of £2,000 for research expenses. Applications must be made through the Standard Programme.  Further...

    Deadline: 17 October 2017
  • Newton Bhabha UK-India Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

    Innovate UK and Research Councils, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), are investing up to £8 million in projects that use cutting-edge solutions to reduce industrial waste in India.

    The aim of this competition is to encourage partnerships between the UK and India. Innovate UK, the Research Councils and the Government of India's Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are funding this...

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 18 October 2017
  • Global health research

    New call for global health research to benefit people's health in low and middle-income countries across the globe and build research capacity.

    Following the success of the 2016/17 call for Global Health Research Units and Groups, the National Institute for Health Research are inviting a second round of applications for Groups from specialist academic departments based at UK-based universities and research institutes to expand into the field of global health research. Applications to...

    Department of Health
    Deadline: 20 October 2017

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