All funding guidance pages
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.
Find out about the people and projects we've funded, including grants awarded, researcher stories and grant funding data.
Key dates for funding schemes.
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
Information about our science remit.
Our policy on funding overheads.
Information for applicants applying for Wellcome funding.
These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.
Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.
We have a number of committees, panels and expert review groups that shortlist and interview people who have applied for funding.
Good research practice guidelines.
Information for grantholders and host organisations about their responsibilities towards people working on a Wellcome grant.
Our policy on bullying and harassment.
An overview of things to consider as you develop your outputs management plan.
Research Enrichment funding supports activities by Wellcome grantholders that will increase the impact of their work.
Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route
Public engagement makes research better: listening to the public helps researchers improve their work.
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.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
Information about ORCID and why Wellcome is supporting it.
Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
When we provide supplementary funding.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
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.
No one should face barriers when applying for Wellcome funding. We’re committed to making sure our application process is accessible to everyone.
Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome Trust policy and position statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities.
Our policy on the use of animals in research.
How international sanctions can affect your grant.
Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.
Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.
Our policy on the use of personal information in research.
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.
Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.