All funding guidance pages

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Grant conditions

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

Guidelines on good research practice

Full guidelines on good research practice

Position on full economic costs in UK universities

Our position statement on full economic costs in UK universities.

Open access policy

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

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 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.

Research involving people in low- and middle-income countries

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

Policy on bullying and harassment

Our policy on bullying and harassment.

Research misconduct

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

Maternity, paternity, adoption or sick leave

Information on supplementary funding and extending a grant.

Policy on research involving human participants

Our policy on research involving human participants.

Policy on clinical trials

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

Reporting your grant progress

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

The use of animals in medical and veterinary research

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

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.

Policy position on health-related findings in research

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

Policy on the use of personal information in research

Our policy on the use of personal information in research.

Grant policy updates

Wellcome Trust grant policy updates:

Statement on international sanctions

Our position statement on complying with international sanctions.

Policy on relationships between Wellcome-funded researchers and commercial organisations

Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.

Policy on the use of stem cells in research

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

Policy on 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.

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.