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Find out about the people and projects we've funded, including grants awarded, researcher stories and grant funding data.
Key dates for funding schemes.
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.
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.
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
Information on how grant payments are made.
Information about our science remit.
Information for applicants applying for Wellcome funding.
Organisational governance, research integrity and design, sharing research outputs, mentoring, research culture and maximising the impact of research.
What the policy applies to, how to comply, preprints, costs we'll provide and sanctions.
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.
The Charity Open Access Fund is a partnership between six health research charities, including Wellcome, to enable free and unrestricted access to the published outputs of the research we support.
When researchers can ask for overheads and what costs are included.
An overview of things to consider as you develop your outputs management plan.
What we expect from the people and organisations we fund, why we ask to be informed and what we do with this information, sanctions and handling allegations.
Our grant funding policies and guidelines in areas such as good research practice, bullying and harassment, use of animals, research misconduct and more.
Information for grantholders and host organisations about their responsibilities towards people working on a Wellcome grant.
If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.
Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.
Costs you can move between budget headings and when you need to contact us.
We have a number of committees, panels and expert review groups that shortlist and interview people who have applied for funding.
Research Enrichment funding supports activities by Wellcome grantholders that will increase the impact of their work.
What you need to do once your grant has been awarded.
If you apply for a Wellcome grant, you may be invited for an interview to help us reach a decision. This advice is to help you prepare for your interview and it applies to researchers in biomedical science, population health and humanities and social science.
How researchers should manage and share data, software and materials that arise from Wellcome-funded research and outputs management plans.
If you're a researcher from outside the UK, you can apply to come to – or remain in – the UK via the Tier 1 visa route.
Public engagement makes research better: listening to the public helps researchers improve their work.
What it applies to, what we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund.
Funding, requirements before, during and after a clinical trial.
Responding to local healthcare needs, selecting research participants, community consultation, proxy consent for minors, ethical review and post-research access to interventions.
What researchers and organisations must do if they want to commercialise Wellcome-funded intellectual property, getting consent and reporting on Wellcome IP-related activities.
What we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund, participants' rights, interests and safety, legislation, approval, consent and best practice guidance.
Find out what costs Wellcome will cover and what you need to do if you take leave during your grant.
Acknowledging Wellcome's funding in research publications.
Information for authors, publishers and research organisations about our open access policy and how to comply.
How to determine your grant end date and what to do if you need an extension or a postponement.
Researchers applying for clinical research funding need to complete a Schedule of Events Cost Attribution Tool (SoECAT) to be eligible for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) portfolio and the support this provides. This change came into effect on 1 October 2018.
End-of-grant reporting allows us to evaluate the impact of the research we fund.
Responsibilities of organisations, sanctions and handling allegations.
How and when to complete and submit a grant start certificate to activate your grant.
Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.
Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities.
Guidance for Wellcome-funded authors of research papers, monographs and book chapters.
How to complete a Final Expenditure Report to receive the final payment when your grant ends.
Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take sick leave during your grant.
Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.
Our policy, how researchers and organisations must identify and manage any potential conflicts of interest, compliance, breaches of our policy and sanctions.
What we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund, animals covered by the policy, 3Rs standards, NC3Rs peer review and when researchers must contact us.
No one should face barriers when applying for Wellcome funding. We’re committed to making sure our application process is accessible to everyone.
Information about ORCID and why Wellcome is supporting it.
How and why we keep the application review process confidential.
When we provide supplementary funding.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
The processes you need to follow to support your researchers and track their compliance with our open access policy.
Why we don't support researchers funded by the tobacco industry.
Information and resources that are useful at the end of your grant.
Find out what to do if you want to transfer your Wellcome grant.
How to determine your grant start date and what to do if you need to defer.
Who our policy applies to and what researchers and organisations must do.
Information about what currency you can ask for in your grant application and what happens if the exchange rate fluctuates.
Information and help for publishers involved in open access.
If this is your or your organisation's first Wellcome award, you must complete a Common Reporting Standard (CRS) tax form.
Who to contact if you have a grant payment query.
Details of grant funds retained by Wellcome until a Final Expenditure Report has been submitted.
If you are disabled or have a chronic health condition, we can offer different types of support during your grant.
Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) - information for anyone applying for, or who holds, a Wellcome grant.
What we expect from the people we fund, costs we'll pay and what researchers and organisations need to do.
Guidance for anyone who uses Grant Tracker to create, review or submit a grant application, or manage an existing grant.