Longitudinal Population Study Grants

These grants provide support for researchers who want to establish or maintain longitudinal population studies (LPS) for the benefit of the wider scientific community.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:

Leading a research programme

Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Low- or middle-income countries

Type of researcher:

Basic, Clinical, Public health

Level of funding:

Up to £5 million

Duration of funding:

Up to 5 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Leading a research programme

For researchers with a PhD or the equivalent, and significant postdoctoral research experience.

Low- or middle-income countries

See a list of low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


You're not a clinically qualified researcher.


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

Public health

Key dates

We consider applications once a year.

January 2018 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    12 January 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Full application deadline

    6 April 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Decision

    July 2018

Contact us

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

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact the relevant person in our Population Health team.