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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National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Health Services & Delivery Research (HS&DR)

Funds research to produce rigorous and relevant evidence on the quality, accessibility and organisation of health services. This includes evaluations of how the NHS might improve delivery of services.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR)

Supports work that will deliver findings with practical application, typically through improved healthcare or better healthcare delivery, within three to five years of programme's end.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
Over 5 years