Funding for research studies

How to apply

Tips and guidance to help you through every part of the application process. If you still have questions, please contact us.


What you'll need to do when you are funded by the NIHR, from welcome meeting to final report.

HS&DR Programme

Our research programmes fund research using a wide range of study designs, including evidence synthesis, pilot and feasibility studies, randomised controlled trials and both quantitative and qualitative research.


Make a significant contribution to the NHS and public health by shaping research and improving best-practice. Reviewers play a vital part in maintaining and improving the quality of the research we fund and publish.