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.
I'm looking for funding
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:
- biomedical science
- population health
- product development and applied research
- humanities and social science
- public engagement and creative industries
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View funding guidance if you need help or advice with:
- looking for funding
- a funding application
- an existing Wellcome grant.
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
Find out about the people and projects we've funded, including short project summaries, researcher stories and funding data.
Read about the career journeys of some of our researchers.
As a world-renowned scientist, Liz had to navigate plenty of obstacles throughout her career – from getting support for early-stage research ideas to influencing international policy.
Other funding opportunities
View and compare biomedical research funding schemes offered by Wellcome and seven other UK funders on the Medical Research Council website.