Scheme finder

If you’ve got a great idea in the areas we support, browse our grant schemes to find the one that’s right for you.

7 schemes available, sorted in alphabetical order

'Curiosity' provides funding for organisations who want to run exciting and engaging science activities aimed at disadvantaged children and young people. 

Where your host organisation is based:

  • UK

Level of funding:

Up to £10,000 a year for a small award. Up to £40,000 a year for a large award.

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Developing emerging leaders from a range of backgrounds so they can engage the public with health research.

Where your activity will take place:

  • UK,
  • Republic of Ireland

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

Up to 2 years. Can be done part time.

This fund enables individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research.

Where your project will take place:

  • UK,
  • Republic of Ireland,
  • Low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific

Level of funding:

£25,000 to £3 million

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Enabling Wellcome grantholders to identify and tackle barriers to diversity and inclusion in their work.

Career stage:

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Type of researcher:

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  • Public health

Level of funding:

Up to £20,000

Duration of funding:

Funding will end at the same time as your main Wellcome grant

Supporting Wellcome grantholders to develop innovative ways to make their research open, accessible and reusable.

Career stage:

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Level of funding:

Up to £50,000

Duration of funding:

Funding will end at the same time as your main Wellcome grant

Helping Wellcome grantholders to engage the public with their research. This scheme was previously known as the Provision for Public Engagement.

Career stage:

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Type of researcher:

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  • Public health

Level of funding:

Up to £250,000, or 5% of the funding awarded under your main Wellcome grant

Duration of funding:

Funding will end at the same time as your main Wellcome grant

Bringing researchers and creative professionals together at Wellcome Collection to work as a collaborative residency.

Career stage:

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Level of funding:

Flexible funding, up to £1 million

Duration of funding:

One to two years