Wellcome Trust Discover Awards

Type of project: Funding for established researchers and teams from any discipline who want to pursue bold and creative research ideas to deliver significant shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health and wellbeing.

Our schemes are open to applicants based in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and low- and middle-income countries (apart from India and mainland China), and co-applicants from the rest of the world if applying as part of a team.

Eligibility: You must be based at an eligible host organisation in the aforementioned countries. Host organisations can be higher education institutions, research institutes, non-academic healthcare organisations or not-for-profit organisations.

Grant size: Not stated. You should ask for a level and duration of funding that’s appropriate for your proposed research. You will need to justify these costs in your grant application. Detailed guidance is provided.

Closing date: 11 November

Apply: https://wellcome.org/grant-funding/schemes/discovery-awards