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 - 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

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

BBC Children in Need - Main Grants Programme

Support projects working to make a real difference to children and young people's lives.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

BBC Children in Need- Small Grants Programme

Support projects where a relatively small amount of money can make a big difference for children and young people experiencing disadvantage.
Award programme/theme
Programme grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
1 year

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