Funding opportunities and awards

 

This section provides information on current and forthcoming potential sources of funding, including pathology-related awards, bursaries, fellowships, grants, lectureships, travelling fellowships and prizes.

Disease Specific Funding

Cancer Research UK

Title

Deadline

CRUK Fellowships

Please see website for further information

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation 

Title

Deadline

Early detection of Lung Cancer research grant

Please see website for further details.


Worldwide Cancer Research 

Title

Deadline

Funding for Researchers

Please check the website for a deadline update.


Worldwide Cancer Research Fund UK

Title

Deadline

Funded Research

Please see website for further details. For further information please click here. 

 

European Funding

 European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Title

Deadline

Award for Excellence in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

8 October 2019

ECCMID Travel Grants

27 November 2019

ESCMID Observership

2020 deadline to be confirmed

Research Grants 

13 September 2019

Study Group Research Funding

Deadline to be confirmed

Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

8 October 2019


Horizon 2020

Title

Deadline 

Horizon 2020 

The European Commission Research and Innovation Fund. Across the European Union, Horizon 2020 will put over €670m into health research, providing 100% funding of supported projects.

Please see Horizon 2020 Work Programme for further clarificantions

Please see website for further information


Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine

Title

Deadline

The Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowships

27 September 2019


NHS European Office

Title

Deadline

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)

Please see website for further information

 

Healthcare Science Education/Medical Education

Healthcare Infection Society

Title

Deadline

Graham Ayliffe Training Fellowship

1 March

Small Research Grants

1 March

1 September

Travel Grants

May be submitted at any time

Research & Innovation Grants

Journal of Comparative Pathology Educational Trust

Title

Deadline

Travel Bursary Scheme for Junior Scientists working in the field of Animal Pathology

1 June (annually)

1 December (annually)


Leverhulme Trust

Title

Deadline

Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Please see website for further details


Medical Research Council

Title

Deadline

Career Development Awards

18 September 2019

Clinical Research Training Fellowship

4 September 2019

Clinician Scientist Fellowship

4 September 2019

Infections and Immunity Board - New Investigator Research Grant

18 September 2019

Infections and Immunity Board - Research Boards

18 September 2019

Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board - New Investigator Research Grant

4 September 2019

Molecular amd Cellular Medicine Board - Research Boards

4 September 2019

Senior Clinical Fellowship

1 April 2020

Senior non-Clinical Fellowship

18 September 2019


PFIZER

Title

Deadline

Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) Programme

Types of Research Eligible for Support:

  • Clinical studies of approved and unapproved uses, involving approved or unapproved Pfizer drugs

  • Observational studies, such as epidemiology studies and certain outcomes research studies where the primary focus is the scientific understanding of disease

  • Other types of independent research on disease states, including novel diagnostic screening tools and surveys where Pfizer has no direct commercial interest

  • In vitro or animal studies which include funding

Please see website for further information


Wellcome Trust

Title

Deadline

Career Re-entry Fellowship

8 October 2019 (Preliminary application)
17 December 2019 (Full application)

Collaborative awards

20 August 2019 (Preliminary application)
12 November 2019 (Full application)

International Intermediate Fellowship

21 November 2019 (Preliminary application)
4 February 2020 (Full application)

Investigator Awards

12 November 2019

Senior Research Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

12 November 2019

Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science

12 November 2019

Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Sciences

12 November 2019

Sir Henry Dale Fellowship

 6 August 2019 (Preliminary application)
17 October 2019 (Invited full application)

14 November 2019 (Preliminary application)
30 January 2020 (Invited full application)

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships

8 October 2019 (Preliminary application)
17 December 2019 (Full application)

Strategic awards and other initiatives

Various dates

International Training Fellowships

21 November 2019 (Preliminary application)
4 February 2020 (Full application)


Wingate Foundation

Title

Deadline

Medical Research Travel Grants

Please see website for further information

Professional bodies

Academy of Medical Sciences

Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Association of Clinical Pathologists

Biochemical Society

British Infection Association

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

British Society for Haematology

Laboratory Animals Limited

Microbiology Society

Pathological Society

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal Society of Medicine

International Funding

American Association for Cancer Research

Title

Deadline

Funding Opportunities

Please see the website for further details


Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Title

Deadline

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program 

Please check website for 2019 deadline

Medical Research Fellows Program

Please check website for 2019 deadline


International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

Title

Deadline

ISID Research Grants

1 April (annually)

SSI/ISID Fellowship

1 April (annually)

ISID/ESCMID Fellowships

1 April (annually)