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.
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
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.
Information about our science remit.
These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.
Our policy on funding overheads.
Information for applicants applying for Wellcome funding.
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.
Our position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.
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.
Our policy on bullying and harassment.
Information on how grant payments are made.
We have a number of committees, panels and expert review groups that shortlist and interview people who have applied for funding.
An overview of things to consider as you develop your outputs management plan.
What you need to do once your grant has been awarded.
If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route
Good research practice guidelines.
Our policy on intellectual property.
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.
Research Enrichment funding supports activities by Wellcome grantholders that will increase the impact of their work.
Information for grantholders and host organisations about their responsibilities towards people working on a Wellcome grant.
Costs you can move between budget headings and when you need to contact us.
Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.
Public engagement makes research better: listening to the public helps researchers improve their work.
Our policy on the management and sharing of data, software and materials that arises from research that Wellcome funds.
Our requirements for commercialising Wellcome-funded intellectual property.
Acknowledging Wellcome's funding in research publications.
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.
How and when to complete and submit a grant start certificate to activate your grant.
Our policy position and framework on health-related findings in research.
Guidance for Wellcome-funded authors of research papers, monographs and book chapters.
Information for authors and publishers about our open access policy and how to comply.
Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take leave during your grant.
Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.
If this is your or your organisation's first Wellcome award, you must complete a Common Reporting Standard (CRS) tax form.
End-of-grant reporting allows us to evaluate the impact of the research we fund.
The criteria that host organisations should satisfy when handling allegations of research misconduct.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
How to determine your grant start date and what to do if you need to defer.
No one should face barriers when applying for Wellcome funding. We’re committed to making sure our application process is accessible to everyone.
How to determine your grant end date and what to do if you need an extension or a postponement.
Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.
When we provide supplementary funding.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome Trust policy and position statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities.
Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.
Information about ORCID and why Wellcome is supporting it.
Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.
How to complete a Final Expenditure Report to receive the final payment when your grant ends.
Our policy on the use of personal information in research.
Find out what to do if you want to transfer your Wellcome grant.
Our policy on the use of animals in research.
Information about what currency you can ask for in your grant application and what happens if the exchange rate fluctuates.
Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.
Information and resources that are useful at the end of your grant.
Information and help for publishers involved in open access.
The processes you need to follow to support your researchers and track their compliance with our open access policy.
Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take sick leave during your grant.
Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.
Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.
Who to contact if you have a grant payment query.
If you are disabled or have a chronic health condition, we can offer different types of support during your grant.
How international sanctions can affect your grant.
Details of grant funds retained by Wellcome until a Final Expenditure Report has been submitted.
Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.