All funding guidance pages
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
Key dates for funding schemes.
Information about our science remit.
Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.
Information for applicants applying for Wellcome funding.
Full guidelines on good research practice
Our position statement on full economic costs in UK universities.
Read short summaries of the projects we've funded, follow the career journeys of some of our researchers and explore data about our funding.
Our position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.
The Charity Open Access Fund is a partnership between seven health research charities, including Wellcome, to enable free and unrestricted access to the published outputs of the research we support.
These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.
General guidelines, costing fellows salaries, employment of fellows, funding students, and funding and employment of other staff.
An overview of things to consider as you develop your outputs management plan.
What you need to know once your grant has been awarded, including grant conditions and the grant start certificate.
Our policy on the management and sharing of data, software and materials that arises from research that Wellcome funds.
Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.
Public engagement makes research better: listening to the public helps researchers improve their work.
Research Enrichment funding supports activities by Wellcome grantholders that will increase the impact of their work.
Our policy on bullying and harassment.
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route
Guidance on the transfer of funds between budget headings.
Guidelines about acknowledging funders in publications.
Guidance for Wellcome-funded authors of research papers, monographs and book chapters.
Information on how grant payments are made.
Information and resources that are useful at the end of your grant.
Information for authors and publishers about our open access policy and how to comply.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
The criteria that host institutions should satisfy when handling allegations of research misconduct.
Information on supplementary funding and extending a grant.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
Determining and extending the date a grant ends.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.
These are the costs you can claim if you are funded by a Wellcome grant.
No one should face barriers when applying for Wellcome funding. We’re committed to making sure our application process is accessible to everyone.
Our position statement on the use of animals in medical research.
Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome Trust policy and position statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities. Updated in July 2015.
Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.
Summary of the provision of supplementary funding.
Our policy position and framework on health-related findings in research. Updated in March 2014.
Who to contact if you have a grant payment query.
Our policy on the use of personal information in research.
Wellcome Trust grant policy updates:
Our position statement on complying with international sanctions.
Information on currency issues on awarded grants.
Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.
Ownership of equipment should a grantholder move institution.
Our process for closing grant accounts.
Our policy position on the use of stem cells in research. Updated in October 2013.
Information and help for publishers involved in open access.
Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.
The processes you need to follow to support your researchers and track their compliance with our open access policy.
The environmental practice guidelines we follow.
Details of grant funds retained by the Wellcome Trust until an end-of-grant report has been submitted.
Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.
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.
Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.