How to use the Gateway:
can search for relevant funding opportunities by including keywords in the
'Search the Gateway' search function. Entries can also be sorted alphabetically by scheme,
call, theme and region, and chronologically by deadline. To see the
details a specific opportunity, please click on the link in the
"Call" column (you will be redirected to the call's webpage).
Newton Fund calls (various)
Various calls opening throughout the year with funding activities including capacity building, fellowships, mobility schemes, research collaborations, and innovation partnerships to develop innovative solutions to development issues for Newton partner countries.
GCRF calls (various)
Link to all open GCRF calls led by one or more of the UK's Research Councils (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, STFC) or UKRI.
Horizon Europe calls (various)
Link to all open Horizon Europe calls.
Participate in an ongoing COST Action
Global Health Research Groups
These awards will provide funding to collaborations of specialist researchers within universities and research institutes in LMICs and the UK who wish to establish new programmes of applied health research. Global Health Research Groups will be either new to delivering applied health research globally or wish to expand an existing partnership. Global Health Research Groups will address unmet global health needs through equitable research partnerships and must have Joint UK and LMIC Lead applicants, clear plans to strengthen research capacity and support future sustainability of research in partner countries.
A*STAR, NTU, NUS, SUTD
Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)
The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). The award will provide up to 4 fours of PhD studies. PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD.
FCDO, ESRC, Wellcome
Health Systems Research Initiative (HSRI) foundation grant
Apply for funding for research to improve health systems in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). This can be an exploratory, stand-alone study or a pilot or feasibility work that leads to a large research project in future. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and Wellcome will fund UK research at 74% of the full economic cost and LMIC research at 100% of the full economic cost.
Applied global health research: improve health in LMICs
Apply for funding for applied global health research that will benefit the health of people living in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will particularly welcome proposals that combine expertise from more than one sector to meet a global health challenge.
Senior Research Fellowships
Senior Research Fellowships support independent researchers who are emerging as global leaders in their field and want to tackle the most important questions in science. You can apply if you're already leading your own independent research programme and you are an emerging global leader in your field. Your host organisation must be located in either the UK, Republic of Ireland, or a low- or middle-income country apart from mainland China.
University Awards in Humanities and Social Science
Polish Academy of Sciences, British Academy
Knowledge Frontiers Symposium
The British Academy and the Polish Academy of Sciences invite applications from early
career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to participate in a virtual
Knowledge Frontiers Symposium on the broad theme of Just Transitions. The Symposium will encompass a range of virtual research activities that will facilitate
cross-disciplinary and international discussion, networking, knowledge exchange, and
cooperation, and aims to encourage international engagement between
early career researchers based in Poland and in the United Kingdom.
The Wohl Clean Growth Alliance
The Wohl Alliance is a new
initiative funded by the Wohl Legacy and managed by the British Council
together with the UK Science and Innovation Network in Israel, in partnership
with the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology. The Wohl Alliance
aims to further research-linked cooperation between the UK and Israel in areas
of clean growth linked to food, water and energy. The Wohl Alliance will offer grants
of up to £20,000 to help form, maintain, enlarge and promote such collaboration.
Wellcome - along with African scientists and international funders - have identified the need to develop an African-led network of longitudinal population studies to leverage resources, infrastructure and expertise in the continent. This commission will support the formative phase of the African Population Cohort Consortium (APCC). Wellcome ahave launched a request for proposal (RFP) to commission an African-led delivery partner to run the formative phase of APCC. Delivery teams may also consist of international partners.
NIHR Global Health Research Units
These awards will provide funding to collaborations of specialist researchers within universities and research institutes in LMICs and the UK who wish to establish new programmes of applied health research. Global Health Research Units will have an existing track record of delivering internationally recognised applied global health research and wish to consolidate and expand this work. Units will address unmet global health needs through equitable research partnerships and must have Joint UK and LMIC Lead applicants.
Caudwell LymeCo Charity
Innovation Fund 2021
BIAA 2021 Grants and Opportunities
The British Institute
at Ankara (BIAA) invites scholars at
all stages of their career to apply to its 2021 grants and opportunities
programme. Support is available for research projects located within the
arts, humanities and social sciences that focus on Turkey and / or the Black
Sea region and address one or more of the BIAA’s current Strategic Research Initiatives.
BIEA Thematic Research Grants
Transformations: social and cultural dynamics in the digital age
Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe (CHANSE) will support new and innovative research into the workings, meaning and consequences of transformations and innovations in the present digital age, viewed through the lens of the social and cultural dynamics. Research areas must be within ESRC or AHRC’s remit, and proposals must demonstrate a strong European dimension. €750,000 is
available. Projects start in September or October 2022 and will last 24 to 36
BEIS, MESRI, MEAE
The Alliance Hubert Curien Programme
The Alliance Hubert Curien programme is a joint initiative managed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Ministry of Higher Education & Research (MESRI), and the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). The initiative will encourage reciprocal mobility and joint collaboration between early career researchers. Research groups in the UK and France can apply for funding for travel and subsistence, and other joint research related costs which will enable reciprocal mobility over a two-year period.
NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme - Funding opportunities
BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants
The BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. These awards, up to £10,000 in value and tenable for up to 24 months, are provided to cover the cost of the expenses arising from a defined research project. Awards are open to postdoctoral scholars (or equivalent) who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. Co-applicants may be from anywhere in the world.