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