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Biomedical science funding schemes

We support basic scientists, clinicians (including clinical psychologists, dentists and veterinarians) and public health researchers at all stages of their research career. Where appropriate, applications are encouraged from candidates trained in disciplines outside the biomedical sciences, but who are applying their expertise to biomedical problems.

Upcoming deadlines

Funding schemes that are currently open for the submission of applications, with the indicated closing date:

Our funding schemes
Investigator Awards Funding for world-class researchers and clinicians with a compelling long-term vision for their research.
Fellowships Funding for non-tenured researchers and clinicians at every stage of their career.
Seed Awards Funding to support the generation of new ideas.
Collaborative Awards Funding for collaborative research by teams.
Multi-user equipment grants Support for multi-user items of equipment.
PhD funding and undergraduate opportunities Support for postgraduate and undergraduate study.
Biomedical resource and technology development grants Support to establish or maintain biomedical resources.
Global health trials scheme Support for late-stage trials of interventions to help improve health in low- and middle-income countries.
Other schemes International Research Scholars Programme, Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers, Springboard Awards and Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowship.

For information about applying to the Trust, Grant Conditions, eligibility and deadlines see Application information.

Current grantholders should see Managing a grant.

Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK T:+44 (0)20 7611 8888