Guidance for applicants - NERC

Handbooks, guidance and forms

Download the NERC research grants and fellowships handbook, reviewer guidance and forms.

Types of funding we offer

Explore the ways we fund research

Check if you’re eligible for funding

Find out what we’re looking for in individuals and organisations for each of our funding types

What to include in your application

Guidance to help you gather and present the information we need for a funding application

How to submit your application

Find out about registering for our online submission system, how to send us your application and where to get support

What happens after you submit your application

Learn about how we decide which proposals get funding and the part you can play

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