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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Funding call

Wellcome Career Development Awards

Deadline: 21 Jul 2022

This scheme provides funding for mid-career researchers from any discipline who have the potential to be international research leaders. They will develop their research capabilities, drive innovative programmes of work and deliver significant shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health and wellbeing.

Funding call

MRC and FCDO: Applied global health research

Deadline: 28 Jul 2022

MRC and FCDO are looking for research projects that will develop practical solutions to global health challenges and inequities. The aim is to fund a portfolio of high-quality global research which will be diverse, promote multidisciplinarity and strengthen global health research capacity.