The Hub Award

The Hub Award brings researchers and creative professionals together at Wellcome Collection to work as a collaborative residency.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Early, Intermediate, Senior, Returning to research

Level of funding:

Flexible funding, up to £1 million

Duration of funding:

Flexible duration, up to 2 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



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.

Key dates

  • Preliminary applications deadline

    Friday 7 July, 17:00 BST

  • Invited full applications deadline

    18 January 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Interviews

    20 March 2018

  • Residency begins

    Between October 2018 and January 2019

Contact us

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact:

Contact our information officers if you need help with our online grants system (Grant Tracker).