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Funding opportunities

Themed Calls

We currently have no themed calls open to applications.

Themed calls are funding opportunities focusing on a particular research area in which all NIHR programmes participate.

Find out more about themed calls

    Academic Clinical Fellowship (both medical and dental)

    Closes: 26 November 2019

    The Academic Clinical Fellowship is aimed at anyone interested in developing a career in research alongside clinical training and successful awardees will have access to Masters-level research training.

    Clinical Lectureship (dental)

    Closes: 26 November 2019

    The NIHR Dental Clinical Lectureship is a post-doctoral award that provides a clinical and academic training environment for doctors and dentists to establish themselves as independent researchers and leaders.

    Doctoral Fellowship

    Closes: 1pm on 17 December 2019

    The NIHR Doctoral Fellowship award supports individuals to undertake a PhD in an area of NIHR research.

    Advanced Fellowship

    Closes: 03 December 2019

    The NIHR Advanced Fellowship award is for those at a post-doctoral level and can be utilised at several specific points of a researcher’s career development.

    Global Research Professorships Award

    Closes: 13:00 on 20 November 2019

    The Global Research Professorships aim to fund research leaders of the future to promote effective translation of research.

    Development and Skills Enhancement Award

    Closes: 1pm on 27 November 2019

    The NIHR Development and Skills Enhancement Award is aimed at supporting NIHR Academy Members to gain specific skills and experience to underpin the next phase of their research career.