Fellowship Funding

This page contains information about current Fellowship opportunities from the following funders: Wellcome Trust, UK Research Councils (MRCBBSRCEPSRC) and Charities/Other (incl. Cancer Research UK) relevant to researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). We have a dedicated page for NIHR Fellowship calls.

If you would like assistance in searching for a potential funder or support with your application please email: Grants.Advice@gosh.nhs.uk.

Wellcome Trust

Investigator Awards

Flexible funding support to researchers at all career stages working on important questions of relevance to the Wellcome Trust remit

Basic biomedical fellowships:

Clinical fellowships:

Humanities and Social Science Research Fellowships:

Other Fellowships:

Visit The Wellcome Trust's Fellowship web page to view all opportunities available.


MRC Senior Fellowship in hearing Research Deadline: 16 January 2018

Non-clinical fellowships

Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship Deadlines: 25 April 2018; 20 September 2018; 25 April 2019

Career Development Awards Deadlines: 25 April 2018; 20 September 2018; 25 April 2019

New Investigator Research Grants

New Investigator Research Grants provide support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are establishing themselves as independent principal investigators. Deadlines by board.

Clinical fellowships

Clinician Scientist Fellowship Deadlines: 10 January 2018; 5 April 2018; 6 September 2018; 10 January 2019; 3 April 2019

Clinical Research Training Fellowship Deadline: 10 January 2018; 5 April 2018; 6 September 2018; 10 January 2019; 3 April 2019

Senior Clinical Fellowship Deadlines: 5 April 2018; 3 April 2019

MRC Jointly Funded Fellowships Submission procedure and deadlines are the same as The Clinical Research Training Fellowship scheme (above).

The MRC jointly funded fellowships provide opportunities for additional clinical research training fellowships through collaborations with Royal Colleges and Charity funders, details of these funders can be found on the MRC website.

For further guidance, and to view all opportunities a visit the MRC website.

BBSRC Fellowships

EPSRC Fellowships

EPSRC Fellowships Applications can be submitted at any time and will be processed on a rolling basis. Fellowship applications will be prioritised twice a year in approximately January / February and July, at our standard-grant panel meetings.


IBAS Foundation Fellowships CHF 25,000 available over 12 months Deadline: 15 January 2018

Royal College of Physicians Thomas Watts Eden paediatric fellowship Deadline: 15 February 2018

British Infection Association Deadlines: Research Fellowship 31 March 2018

Daphne Jackson Trust for those returning to research after a break of 2 or more years. Deadline: Applications welcome at any time

Arthritis Research UK

Clinical Research Fellowship Deadline: 17 January 2018

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research
Cancer Research UK

Advanced Clinical Scientist Fellowship Deadline: 21 November 2017

Clinical Scientist Fellowship Deadline: 21 November 2017

Career Development Fellowship Deadline: 18 January 2018

Senior Cancer Research Fellowship Deadline: 18 January 2018

Clinical Trial Fellowship Award Deadline: Currently closed

Population Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: 22 November 2017

British Heart Foundation

The BHF have no set deadlines and accept applications at any time of the year

Career Re-entry Research Fellowship

Clinical Research Leave Fellowship

Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship

Senior Clinical Research Fellowship

Immediate Postdoctoral Basic Science Research Fellowship

Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship

Senior Basic Science Research Fellowship