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Small grants

Our small grants provide funds for small-scale research projects and pilot studies.

DEADLINES

There are up to 3 small grant deadlines each year. The deadlines this year are:

  • 4pm on 26 April 2017
  • 4pm on 5 July 2017
  • 4pm on 6 September 2017

COSTS AND DURATION

Applications are invited for grants of up to 24 months and for a maximum of £50,000.

ELIGIBILITY

Grants are tenable only at a United Kingdom university, NHS Trust, statutory social care organisation or other research institution.

Principal applicants should hold employment contracts that extend beyond the period of the grant.

Co-applicants and collaborators may be based at institutions outside the UK or at pharmaceutical or biotech companies.

Please note that funding for cohort studies is only available through a cohort study grant.

In 2016, we received 46 applications and awarded 4 grants.

A complex network of neurons develops as stem cells (iPSCs) derived from the skin of a sporadic Parkinson’s patient are differentiated in vitro into dopaminergic neurons. By Hugo Fernandes, University of Oxford, runner-up in Picturing Parkinson's 2016

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To find out more about how applications are assessed, and how we monitor successful grants, return to our research grants page.

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