Funding calls

We provide an overview of the latest research for international development funding opportunities in the UK: ranging from major initiatives to small research grants, workshop and travel grants, prizes and awards, and individual fellowships and studentships.

Find more information on major UK funding sources here, or explore the wider picture of UK funding for international development research here.

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International Travel Award Scheme (ITAS)

Ongoing

The International Travel Award Scheme (ITAS) aims to help scientists add an international dimension to their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new contacts with...

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Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Annual Call for Proposals

Ongoing

R2HC aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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Global Mental Health Call for Proposals

Deadline: 6 Nov 2018

The Global Mental Health funding call is one of MRC’s initiatives under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The purpose of the call is to address the growing global burden of mental health problems and to support programmatic awards in global mental health.

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Darwin Initiative Funding Schemes

Deadline: 24 Jul 2018

The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and, through the Darwin Plus fund, UK Overseas Territories (OTs).

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UK-Indonesia Joint Partnership on Infectious Diseases

Deadline: 24 Jul 2018

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and Kementerian Riset Teknologi Dan Pendidikan Tinggi Republik Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI) are inviting research proposals to the UK-Indonesia Joint Partnership on Infectious Diseases through the Newton Fund.