All funding guidance pages

Whether you are applying for funding or managing an existing grant, here you can find all the information you need.

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Funded people and projects

Find out about the people and projects we've funded, including grants awarded, researcher stories and grant funding data.

Low- and middle-income countries

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) lists the following countries as having low-income or middle-income economies. The OECD revises the list every three years.

Discovery research remit

We support bold and creative discovery research that has the potential to improve human life, health and wellbeing.

How to write a Wellcome grant application

We know that preparing funding applications is time-consuming and can be stressful, so we’ve put together some tips to help you write your Wellcome grant application. 

Grant conditions

These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.

Open access policy

What the policy applies to, how to comply, preprints, costs we'll provide and sanctions.

Costs grantholders can claim on a grant

This information is for Wellcome-funded grantholders based in UK and Irish organisations. This is a list of the types of costs that can be claimed on a grant.

Funding advisory committees

We have a number of committees, panels and expert review groups that shortlist and interview people who have applied for funding. 

Grant funding policies

Our grant funding policies and guidelines in areas such as good research practice, bullying and harassment, use of animals, research misconduct and more.

What we don't fund

Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.

Global Talent visa

If you're a researcher from outside the UK, you can apply for a Global Talent visa to come to – or remain in – the UK.

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.