All funding guidance pages
These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.
Our position on funding overheads.
Full guidelines on good research practice
These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.
Our position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.
If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.
Our policy on bullying and harassment.
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.
Our policy on intellectual property.
Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.
Information on supplementary funding and extending a grant.
Our policy position and framework on health-related findings in research. Updated in March 2014.
Our policy on research involving human participants.
Our position statement on the use of animals in medical research.
Our requirements for commercialising Wellcome-funded intellectual property.
The criteria that host institutions should satisfy when handling allegations of research misconduct.
Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.
Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome Trust policy and position statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities. Updated in July 2015.
Wellcome Trust grant policy updates:
Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.
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.
Find out how international sanctions can affect your grant.
Our policy on the use of personal information in research.
Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.
The environmental practice guidelines we follow.
Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.
Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.
Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.