Research funding opportunities

We support and promote paediatric child health research in the UK and internationally. Search our database of current and upcoming opportunities for projects and posts.

These opportunities are not managed nor endorsed by RCPCH.  Though we do our best to ensure they are relevant and high quality, we cannot take any responsibility for their content or accuracy. 

If you have questions or would like to submit a joint funding application with the College, contact us on research@rcpch.ac.uk

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Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - administration costs

Small grants to cover support or administrative costs to enable research to be carried out, written up or disseminated.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - equipment

To enable the purchase of otherwise unavailable equipment necessary for A-T related research.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - fellowships

Funding or contribution to PhD studentships or research fellowships.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - research projects

Full or partial funding for particular research projects.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Maximum duration
1-3 years

Austistica (in association with Autism Research Trust) - interventions

Funding for research that will provide interventions in the period just before or during diagnosis, or in the 12 months after diagnosis in children aged up to ten.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
1-3 years

BBC Children in Need - main grants programme

Support projects working to make a real difference to children and young people's lives.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
1-3 years
Submission deadline

BBC Children in Need- small grants programme

Support projects where a relatively small amount of money can make a big difference for children and young people experiencing disadvantage.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
Up to 1 year
Submission deadline

Bliss - neonatal care

Support research which has the potential to improve the delivery of neonatal care.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
1-3 years

Brain Research Trust - Institute of Neurology

Supports the Institute of Neurology by funding equipment, research and PhD grants.
Award programme/theme
Project grant

British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Fellowships

Fellowships are awarded to further the goals of VISION 2020. Boutler Fellowships provide trained personnel at MSc level. Prevention of Blindness Fellowships provide both key research outcomes and top level personnel trained to doctoral level.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Maximum duration
1-3 years