Funding Opportunities

There are a wide range of funding opportunities to support your journey to independent research.

Internal Funding Opportunities

Research Support Services at the University of Birmingham manage a number of internal funding opportunities and are there to help you identify the best scheme to apply to and help you to develop your proposal to the highest possible quality.

For more information, visit the centrally-managed funding opportunities webpage. The opportunities at the bottom of this page are likely to be the most relevant opportunities for you.

If you have links to industry which may provide a potential funding opportunity, please contact the Business Engagement team to find out more.

External Funding Opportunities

There are a huge range of different funding opportunities for individuals looking to apply for their first grant or fellowship. Further information about external schemes and funding deadlines can be found below.

Further funding opportunities can be found through:

If you can’t see a charitable funder that matches your project needs, please speak to your Institute Research Facilitator who will help you find the best opportunity for you.