At Wellcome, we believe in the power of ideas to improve health. We support thousands of scientists and researchers in more than 70 countries, as well as innovators, educators and artists.

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Browse all our funding schemes or select a funding area below to discover opportunities to suit you.

Our schemes support individuals, teams, resources, seed ideas, places and major initiatives in these areas:

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I want to develop my research career

See what we offer at key career stages and how we support research careers.

People and projects we've funded

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Researcher stories

Read about the career journeys of some of our researchers.

Albert's story: a search for the ideal research environment

Albert always knew the type of research he wanted to do. But to find the right research environment he had to move from industry to academia, and to a new country.

Other funding opportunities

View and compare biomedical research funding schemes offered by Wellcome and seven other UK funders on the Medical Research Council website.