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Deadlines for biomedical science applications

This is a summary of deadlines for submitting applications to the Wellcome Trust biomedical science schemes.

For grants where applications are considered two or three times per year, only the next deadlines are given.

Refer to the individual grants for details on how to apply and who to contact if you wish to discuss your application further.

Table of deadlines

Grant or award Frequency applications are considered

Next deadline

Investigator Awards Three times a year Full applications: 17 Jul 2015
Expert Review Group review: Sep 2015
Interviews: 2-4 Dec 2015
Collaborative Awards Three times a year Prelim applications: 21 Sep 2015
Invited full applications: 12 Jan 2016
Interviews: 12-13 Apr 2016
Seed Awards Three times a year Full applications: 3 Jul 2015
Expert Review Group review: Sept 2015
Fellowships    
Basic - science and veterinary graduates    
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship Twice a year Preliminary applications: 9 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 18 Dec 2015 (5pm)
Interviews: 19-22 Apr 2016
Sir Henry Dale Fellowships Three times a year Preliminary applications: 17 Jul 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 9 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Expert Review Group review: Jan 2016
Interviews: 24-26 Feb 2016
Research Career Development Fellowship Three times a year Preliminary applications: 17 Jul 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 9 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Expert Review Group review: Jan 2016
Interviews: 24-26 Feb 2016
Career Re-entry Fellowship Twice a year Preliminary applications: 9 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 18 Dec 2015 (5pm)
Interviews: 19-22 Apr 2016
Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science Three times a year Preliminary applications: 11 Sep 2015
Main applications: 6 Nov 2015
Expert Review Group review: Jan 2016
Interviews: 5-7 Apr 2016
Clinical - medical, dental, veterinary and clinical psychology graduates    
Research Training Fellowship Three times a year Full applications: 7 Sep 2015 (5pm)
Interviews: Nov 2015
Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowship for Clinicians Twice a year Preliminary applications: 30 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 11 Jan 2016 (5pm)
Interviews: May-Jun 2016
Intermediate Clinical Fellowship Twice a year Preliminary applications: 30 Oct 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 11 Jan 2016 (5pm)
Interviews: May-Jun 2016
Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Sciences Three times a year Preliminary applications: 11 Sep 2015
Main applications: 6 Nov 2015
Expert Review Group review: Jan 2016
Interviews: 5-7 Apr 2016
Public health and tropical medicine for researchers in low- and middle-income countries    
Masters Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Twice a year Full applications: 19 Aug 2015 (5pm)
Committee review: Dec 2015
Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Twice a year Preliminary applications: 12 Nov 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 3 Feb 2016 (5pm)
Interviews: 22-24 Jun 2016
Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Twice a year Preliminary applications: 12 Nov 2015 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 3 Feb 2016 (5pm)
Interviews: 22-24 Jun 2016
Senior Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Three times a year Preliminary applications: 11 Sep 2015
Main applications: 6 Nov 2015
Expert Review Group review: Jan 2016
Interviews: 5-7 Apr 2016
Undergraduate support    
Biomedical Vacation Scholarship Annually To be advertised autumn 2015
Other initiatives    
Wellcome Trust Four-Year PhD programmes   Preliminary applications: 8 Dec 2014 (5pm)
Full applications: 27 Apr 2015 (5pm)
Committee review: 15-16 Jul 2015
New PhD Programmes for Clinicians   Under review - more information available spring 2015
Multi-user equipment grants Annually Preliminary applications: 10 Nov 2014 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 9 Mar 2015 (5pm)
Committee review: 11 Jun 2015
Biomedical resource and technology development grants Annually Preliminary applications: 10 Nov 2014 (5pm)
Invited full applications: 9 Mar 2015 (5pm)
Committee review: 11 Jun 2015

Global Health Trials Initiative

Annually

Outline applications: 4pm 25 Sep 2014
Full applications: tbc
Decisions: tbc

Health Systems Research Initiative

Annually

Applications: 5 Feb 2015 (4pm)
Assessment panel: date tbc

DELTAS Africa

 

Prelim applications: 9 Oct 2014 (5pm)
Full applications: 9 Feb 2015 5pm (was 29 Jan)
Committee review: May 2015

Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises Annually Expressions of interest: 20 Jul 2015
Full proposal deadline: 14 Dec 2015

Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

Twice a year

Applications: 16 Mar 2015
Committee review: Jun 2015

The Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships

Annually

Deadline: 19 Jan 2015 (17.00 GMT)

WT/NIH Four-year PhD Studentships

Annually

Applications: 3 Nov 2014
Interviews: 12-13 Jan 2015

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