ESRC research funding guide

The Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) research funding guide provides information on all aspects of research grant funding for applicants.

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This guide gives details of the arrangements and procedures for ESRC research grants, together with a summary of proposal procedures. It covers:

  • the type of funding opportunities ESRC offers
  • eligibility for funding
  • evaluation
  • how to apply
  • the costs that grants cover
  • how proposals are assessed
  • what happens with successful proposals.


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