Fundings / Scholarships

Find the latest calls for grants, request for proposals, scholarships and other funding opportunities.

    Research Grant

    Date Posted: 12/03/2014
    Application Deadline: 07/05/2014
    Posted By: Guest 79

    MRC research grants are suitable for focused research projects that may be short- or long-term in nature. In addition, they can be used to support method development or development and continuation of research facilities and may involve more than one research group or institution.

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    New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG)

    Date Posted: 12/03/2014
    Application Deadline: 07/05/2014
    Posted By: Guest 79

    The New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG) is aimed at researchers who are capable of becoming independent principal investigators and who are now ready to take the next step towards that goal.

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    Methodology Research

    Date Posted: 12/03/2014
    Application Deadline: 22/04/2014
    Posted By: Guest 79

    Methodology research covers a broad area. For the purposes of obtaining funding from the MRC/NIHR Methodology Research Programme, methodology research includes:

    • methods development, with methodological outputs that are applicable beyond a specific case study, to underpin the biomedical sciences, and;

    • ‘methods in research’ for developing methods and their implementation in research standards with the aim of improving quality and consistency in practice, for example, consensus statements

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    Global Health Trials Programme

    Date Posted: 12/03/2014
    Application Deadline: 26/03/2014
    Posted By: Guest 79

    Global health trials

    The MRC continues to accept proposals for large scale trials in global health research which are relevant to MRC’s published strategic aims. The final decision to support a global health trial is taken by MRC Strategy Board. Proposals will be considered by using the process and criteria outlined below.

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    Public Health Intervention Development Scheme (PHIND)

    Date Posted: 12/03/2014
    Application Deadline: 15/05/2014
    Posted By: Guest 79

    The MRC Public Health Intervention Development scheme (PHIND) supports the early stages of development of public health interventions. Studies funded by the scheme will develop a solid theoretical framework and generate evidence on the design specification and feasibility of the intervention. Essential knowledge obtained from these preliminary studies will provide the foundation for future pilot testing and evaluation, with the ultimate aim of improving the effectiveness of public health interventions.

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