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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Health Foundation - efficiency research programme

The programme aims to research ideas on the new ways of thinking that generate new knowledge with a focus on productivity and retention within the health care workforce.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
3-5 years

Medical Research Council (MRC) - Programme Grants

Provides grants for larger, longer term and renewable programmes. A programme is defined as a coordinated and coherent group of related projects, which may be developed to address an inter-related set of questions across a broad scientific area. Applicant must contact the Programme Manager of the relevant MRC Research Board to confirm whether the application fits the scheme at least six weeks before the submission deadline.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
3-5 years