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.
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.
Research Enrichment funding supports activities by Wellcome grantholders that will increase the impact of their work.
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route
Although we fund a wide range of activities, there are some things we don't fund.
Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
We understand that different people choose different career paths, so we want to provide flexible research career opportunities.
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.
Our position statement on the use of animals in medical research.
Our policy on the use of personal information in research.
Find out how international sanctions can affect your grant.
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.
Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.
Our policy position on the use of stem cells in research. Updated in October 2013.
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.
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.