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.
- Biomedical science researchDefinition of Biomedical science research
Research into all aspects of biomedical science
- Population health researchDefinition of Population health research
Population-based research that analyses data to learn more about the distribution and causes of disease within a group, or possible improvements to the health of a population.
- Product development and applied researchDefinition of Product development and applied research
The translation of ideas, discoveries and inventions into healthcare innovations.
- Humanities and social scienceDefinition of Humanities and social science
Health research across the humanities and social sciences.
- Public engagement and creative industriesDefinition of Public engagement and creative industries
Projects that encourage people to consider, question and debate the key issues connected to health, research and the human condition.
- EducationDefinition of Education
Research to improve science education and shape education policy.
These schemes support health research across the humanities and social sciences.
16 schemes available for removeHumanities and social sciencefilter
Offering flexible funding support to researchers in established posts at all career stages working on important questions of relevance to health.
Promoting the development of new ideas and bringing disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach.
Helping researchers develop compelling and innovative ideas that may go on to form part of larger grant applications.
Supporting postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.
Improving access to health-related library and archive collections across the UK and Republic of Ireland by supporting cataloguing, conservation and digitisation projects.
Supporting individuals working on small and medium-scale research projects that focus on library or archive collections supported by the Wellcome Trust.
Offering practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health.
Enabling researchers to undertake humanities or social science doctoral degrees in any area of health.
Enabling humanities and social science researchers to gain permanent positions at academic organisations.
Bringing researchers and creative professionals together at Wellcome Collection to work as a collaborative residency.
Enabling researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health.
Supporting health social sciences and medical humanities researchers to launch independent careers. The scheme is a collaboration between the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) and Wellcome.
Encouraging European and international researchers to work together on global health and environmental challenges. The scheme is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and the Wellcome Trust.
Providing funding for Wellcome Trust researchers to engage the public with their work.
Secondment Fellowships are for early-career humanities and social science researchers who we already fund.
Supporting small-scale research projects, scoping exercises and meetings.