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20/45 COVID-19: Recovery and Learning


The following NIHR programmes are all accepting applications from across the UK for this funding opportunity:

NIHR Academy are also accepting applications through their existing Fellowships Programme.


Please note, this cross-programme funding opportunity closed for the first time on Tuesday 23 June 2020, at 1pm. The next close date will be on Tuesday 14 July 2020, at 1pm.

How to apply

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:

Contact us

We encourage applicants to contact us early on with information about the research they intend to propose in applications. This will enable us to provide guidance on the suitability and appropriateness of the research to this funding opportunity and the remit of the relevant programmes and will potentially reduce time wasted by researchers drafting applications to inappropriate funding streams.  Please submit your queries to .

When completing the application form please refer to the application guidance notes which have been created specifically for this funding call. They provide important information about what is and is not required at each section of the application form for this funding opportunity.