Provision for Public Engagement within Research Grants

We provide funding for Wellcome Trust researchers to engage the public with their work. Public engagement activities – where researchers can share their ideas with the public and get new perspectives on their research – can inspire learning, enhance research and help to improve health.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Postgraduate, Early, Intermediate, Senior, Returning to research

Type of researcher:

Basic, Clinical, Public health

Duration of funding:

For the duration of your Wellcome Trust grant

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.


You’re starting your career in postdoctoral research.


You’re consolidating your research career. You lead on research projects and are establishing a research team.


You’re an experienced researcher responsible for the strategic direction of your research programme(s) and team(s).

Returning to research

You’re returning to a research career after a break of two years or more.


You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


You're a clinically qualified medic, vet, dentist or psychologist.

Public health

Contact us

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

People we've funded