Applications for the Wellcome Discovery Awards in London for the 2023/24 academic session are currently open.
This scheme provides funding for established researchers and teams from any discipline who want to pursue bold and creative research ideas to deliver significant shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health, and well-being.
Worth of Award
The award includes:
- continuing professional development and training
- materials and consumables
- access charges
- travel and subsistence
- overseas allowances
- fieldwork expenses
- inflation allowance
- open access charges
- clinical research costs
- public engagement and public involvement costs
- contract research organizations
- other costs
You can apply for a Wellcome Discovery Award if you are a researcher who wants to pursue bold and creative research ideas. You must aim to make a major contribution to your research field by:
- generating significant shifts in understanding
- developing methodologies, conceptual frameworks, tools or techniques that could benefit health-related research.
You will be expected to actively promote a diverse, inclusive and supportive research environment within your team and across your organisation.
Your research can be in any discipline – including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), experimental medicine, humanities and social science, clinical/allied health sciences, and public health – as long as it has the potential to improve human life, health and well being.
How to Apply
Apply online via the official website.
Deadline: The application deadline for the Wellcome Discovery Awards is April 11, 2023, 17:00 GMT