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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Medical Research Council (MRC) - Partnership Grants

Provides core funds for one to five years to support new partnerships between diverse groupings of researchers and can be used for infrastracture support, platform activities and for bringing together managed consortia or multidisciplinary collaborations.
Award programme/theme
Partnership grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline

The Brain Tumour Charity - Quest for Cures

Funding for collaborative discovery teams with transformational research ideas. The scheme aims to bring benefits to patients faster by acknowledging the importance of interdisciplinary team approaches in accelerating the understanding and translation of discoveries.
Award programme/theme
Partnership grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years

Wellcome Trust-MRC - Collaborative Award

Provides support to independent researchers with outstanding track records who want to address important scientific problems through collaborative team effort.
Award programme/theme
Partnership grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline