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Medical Humanities funding schemes

These funding schemes support individuals, collaborations and institutions to develop important initiatives in medical humanities.

Our funding schemes
Investigator Awards Funding for world-class researchers to address the most important questions.
University awards Support enabling universities to attract and retain outstanding research staff.
Fellowships Support for individuals not in established academic posts.
Other personal awards Including Master's Awards, Doctoral Studentships and Research Leave Awards.
Small grants Support for small-scale research projects, scoping exercises or meetings in the medical humanities.
Seed Awards Funding to support the generation of new ideas.
The Hub Award Project funding and a stimulating space for researchers and other creative minds.
Collaborative Awards Funding for collaborative research by teams.
Europe and Global Challenges Initiative A joint funding initiative from the Wellcome Trust, Volkswagen Foundation and Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
Grants and awards for libraries and archives
Our funding supports the preservation, conservation, cataloguing and digitisation of significant medical history collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland. In exceptional circumstances, strategically important collections held in other countries may be eligible for support.
Support for archives and records Information about Research Resources in Medical History scheme

For information about applying to the Trust, Grant Conditions, eligibility and deadlines see Application information. Current grantholders should see Managing a grant.

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