All funding guidance pages
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
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.
Information about our science remit.
Information for applicants applying for Wellcome funding.
Our position on funding overheads.
Full guidelines on good research practice
Read short summaries of the projects we've funded, follow the career journeys of some of our researchers and explore data about our funding.
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.
Our policy on bullying and harassment.
Public engagement makes research better: listening to the public helps researchers improve their work.
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route
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.
Researchers applying for clinical research funding now need to complete a Schedule of Events Cost Attribution Template (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.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
No one should face barriers when applying for Wellcome funding. We’re committed to making sure our application process is accessible to everyone.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
Summary of the provision of supplementary funding.
Find out how international sanctions can affect your grant.
Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.
Our policy on the use of animals in research.
Our policy on the use of personal information in 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.
Policy on conflicts of interest relating to Wellcome-funded researchers and commercial organisations
Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.
Our policy on the use of stem cells in research.
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 confidentiality of the application review process.
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.