Check if you’re eligible for funding - BBSRC

General enquiries regarding eligibility

UK Research and Innovation is introducing new role types for opportunities being run on the new Funding Service from 22 May 2023. For full details please visit Eligibility as an individual.

If there is any doubt about any aspect of eligibility of either the institution or the applicants, advice can be sought from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) prior to submission via email

When submitting an eligibility query applicants must include:

  • a short description outlining their query
  • a detailed CV for the applicant the query concerns
  • any additional supporting information the applicant may deem relevant, such as a letter from a head of department detailing the nature and responsibilities of a particular post or fellowship.

Email queries will be reviewed and acknowledged within one week and applicants should typically expect a response within two working weeks.

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