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 - Equipment Grant

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

Ataxia Telangiectasia Society - Research Support Grants

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 - Travel Grant

Travel grants may be given to enable the attendance at important international research events of professionals engaged in A-T research, where this would otherwise not be possible.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

Ataxia UK - Conference / Travel Grants

Travel awards for researchers or students presenting at conferences on the ataxias
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

Ataxia UK - Equipment Grants

Provides funding for equipment to be used for ataxia research (by researchers not already in receipt of a grant from Ataxia UK).
Award programme/theme
Research support grant

Bone Cancer Research Trust - Skill Development Grants

Funding to enable researchers to learn new skills through short term laboratory visits. Funding is also available to attend conferences where new research findings are presented.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Research Mentorship Awards

These aim to build research links between hospitals and universities in developing countries and UK universities or NHS Trusts, with the goal of building research capacity. Awarded to enable applicants from developing countries with a colleague or mentor in the UK to work together to develop a research project.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

Child Liver Disease Foundation - PhD Programme Support Grant

Applications from PhD students to cover project consumables costs in a research project in liver disease in children and young people.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant

CIRCA - John Earnshaw Bursary Awards

Specifically to enable CICRA funded Research Fellows, and others in training in the area of Paediatric IBD, to support their attendance at UK and international scientific/educational congresses, and if appropriate IBD related training courses.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

CIRCA - Small Grants

CICRA welcomes applications for small grants of up to £400 to enable UK based trainees/nurses/medical students and similar persons with an interest in the area of Crohn's and colitis (IBD) to participate in appropriate scientific/educational congresses etc.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000