1-1.6 Check if you’re eligible for funding - MRC


1.6 What can be applied for by whom

1.6.1 Studentships

The MRC supports students by providing block grants direct to research organisations (ROs) who then recruit and manage the students. We do not award grants directly to individual students. Applicants must not include student costs under any MRC funding opportunity (other than centre grants). Refer to information on studentships for further details.

1.6.2 New Investigators

New investigators can apply for a fellowship, a New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG) or research grant.

1.6.3 Experienced investigators

Please browse funding opportunities for details of other types of grants which are available.

Last updated: 9 December 2021

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