All funding guidance pages

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Grant conditions

These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.

Open access policy

Our position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.

Funding for overheads

Our position on funding overheads.

Guidelines on good research practice

Full guidelines on good research practice

Policy and position statements

These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.

Policy on bullying and harassment

Our policy on bullying and harassment.

Policy on data, software and materials management and sharing

Our policy on the management and sharing of data, software and materials that arises from research that Wellcome funds.

Logo usage

If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.

Policy on intellectual property

Our policy on intellectual property.

Policy on consent and revenue and equity sharing

Our requirements for commercialising Wellcome-funded intellectual property.

Research involving people in low- and middle-income countries

Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.

Maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave

Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take leave.

Policy on clinical trials

Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.

Policy on research involving human participants

Our policy on research involving human participants.

Reporting your grant progress

Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.

Policy position on health-related findings in research

Our policy position and framework on health-related findings in research. Updated in March 2014.

Research misconduct

The criteria that host institutions should satisfy when handling allegations of research misconduct.

The use of animals in medical and veterinary research

Our position statement on the use of animals in medical research.

Our guidance on intellectual property commercialisation agreements

Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.

Policy on the use of personal information in research

Our policy on the use of personal information in research.

How international sanctions can affect grants

Find out how international sanctions can affect your grant.

Managing risks of research misuse

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 confidentiality of the application review process

Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.

Researchers funded by the tobacco industry

Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.

Guidelines on good environmental practice adopted by Wellcome

The environmental practice guidelines we follow.

Policy on the use of stem cells in research

Our policy position on the use of stem cells in research. Updated in October 2013.

Sick leave

Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take sick leave.

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.

Privacy and confidentiality: Wellcome grants

Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.