Funding

Our research covers the full spectrum of academic disciplines from the medical and biological sciences to astronomy, physics, chemistry and engineering, social sciences, economics, environmental sciences and the arts and humanities.

We support excellent research, to maintain the UK’s global research position we offer a diverse range of funding opportunities, foster international collaborations and provide access to the best facilities and infrastructure around the world. We also support the training and career development of researchers and work with them to inspire young people and engage the wider public with research. The Research Councils fund research on a competitive basis employing independent expert peer review.

Here you can find all the latest funding opportunities, plus information and support for applicants, award holders and information on  peer review.

  • How to apply
    Information and guidance on how to apply for funding.