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 for A-T - Project Grants

Inviting applications for medical research that has the potential to benefit children and adults with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T).
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Action Medical Research - Project Grant

Supports research which focuses on child health to include problems affecting pregnancy, childbirth, babies, children and young people. Emphasis is on clinical research or research at the interface between clinical and basic science.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - Project Funding

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

Ataxia UK - Research Grant

Provides funding for innovative and relevant research on the ataxias that fit into an explicit therapeutic strategy. Will consider research projects, PhD studentships and research fellowships.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Bliss - Research Projects

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
3 years

Bloodwise - Project Grants

Funding for clearly defined research projects addressing key questions in the field of blood cancer. The remit of the project grant scheme includes research projects that maximise the value and outcome of a clinical trial.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline

BMA Foundation - Helen H Lawson Grant for Paediatric Research

Funding for UK-registered medical practitioners for either research in progress or prospective paediatric research.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years

BMA Foundation - Medical Research Grants

Provides funding for a variety of different subject areas, ranging from research into rheumatism and arthritis, to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological disorders.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years