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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Action Medical Research - Research Training Fellowships

Applications are invited from medical graduates, clinicians, bioengineers, research nurses, physiotherapists and allied health professionals who wish to train in research techniques and methodology which will lead to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - Fellowships

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

British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Fellowships

Funds fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD to further the goals of VISION 2020.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

British Heart Foundation - Immediate Postdoctoral Basic Science Research Fellowships

To provide an opportunity for the most promising newly qualified postdoctoral researchers to make an early start in developing their independent cardiovascular research careers in an established institution in the UK.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Maximum duration
4 years

British Heart Foundation - Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowships

Provides a career opportunity in an established research institution in the UK for individuals with an established research record who intend to become leaders in academic medical research.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Maximum duration
5 years (plus 2 year extension is possible)