NERC research grants and fellowships handbook: guidance for applicants

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) research grants and fellowships handbook 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 NERC research grants, together with a summary of proposal procedures. It covers:

  • application procedures
  • eligibility for funding
  • funding and facilities available to grant holders
  • responsibilities of NERC, grant holders and research organisations.


  • 5 April 2023
    Updated with the April 2023 edition.
  • 12 January 2023
    Updated web accessibility.

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