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

Research Grants 

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

The call for 2020 is now closed. The call for 2021 will be announced in Spring 2020.

ECCMID Travel Grants

25 November 2020

ESCMID Observership

2020 deadline to be confirmed

Research Grants 

15 September 2020

Study Group Research Funding

27 July 2020

Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

The call for 2020 is now closed. The call for 2021 will be announced in Spring 2020.


Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine

Title

Deadline

The Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowships

The application process for the 2020 Lister Fellowships are now closed for the current round of Research Prizes.

 

Healthcare Science Education/Medical Education

Healthcare Infection Society

Title

Deadline

Career Development Bursary

Up to £2.500 for healthcare professional to use for the cost of learning experience (e.g. courses or workshops) to further the skills and knowledge of HCAI/IPC (UK and Ireland only). The applicant must be a HIS member for at least two years.

1 June 

1 September

Graham Ayliffe Training Fellowship

Enables the specialty trainees and infection control nurses to undertake a one-year paid leave of absence to pursue their specialist topic within the area of IPC. The fellowship covers the salary and the research and training costs up to £72,000.

1 March

Major Research Grant

Up to £99,000 for a large research project (up to three years) with a clear HCAI/IPC question.

1 September

Public Engagement Grant

Up to £1,000 may be used to support a diverse type of events and activities, which will help raise awareness on the topic of HCAI.

1 March

1 September

Small Research Grants

Can be used for small-scale research projects lasting up to 12 months. The research must be HCAI/IPC focused.

1 March

1 September

Pilot Research Grant

Up to £5,000 for small research projects lasting up to 24 months. Applicants must be HIS members for the last two years

Applications accepted throughout the year

Mike Emmerson International Fellowship

Up to £2.500 for a healthcare professional from low or middle-low income country to come to the UK and undertake observership in the UK or Ireland. The applicant must identify a host institution and a sponsor who is a HIS member.

Applications accepted throughout the year

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

16 September 2020

Clinical Research Training Fellowship

2 September 2020

Clinician Scientist Fellowship

2 September 2020

Infections and Immunity Board - New Investigator Research Grant

16 Sepember 2020

Infections and Immunity Board - Research Boards

16 September 2020

Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board - New Investigator Research Grant

2 September 2020

Molecular amd Cellular Medicine Board - Research Boards

2 September 2020

Senior Clinical Fellowship

21 April 2021

Senior non-Clinical Fellowship

16 September 2020
21 April 2021


PFIZER

Title

Deadline

Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) Programme 

Please see website for further information


Wellcome Trust

Title

Deadline

Career Re-entry Fellowship

29 September 2020 (Preliminary application)
15 December 2020 (Full application)

Collaborative awards

18 August 2020 (Preliminary application)
10 November 2020 (Full application)

International Intermediate Fellowship

7 May 2020 (Preliminary application)
9 July 2020 (Full application)

Investigator Awards

16 July 2020 (Full application)

Senior Research Fellowships

16 July 2020 (Full application)

Sir Henry Dale Fellowship

10 September 2020 (Preliminary application)
19 November 2020 (Invited full application)

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships

29 September 2020 (Preliminary application)
15 December 2020 (Full application)

Strategic awards and other initiatives

Various dates

International Training Fellowships

7 May 2020 (Preliminary application)
9 July 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

Healthcare Infection Society

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 2021 deadline

Medical Research Fellows Program

Please check website for 2021 deadline


International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

Title

Deadline

ISID Research Grants

21 June 2020

Pfizer-ISID 2020 Antimicrobial Stewardship in Africa and the Middle East 

4 August 2020

ISID/ESCMID Fellowships

21 June 2020