Funding opportunities for the College

Major funding opportunities by month are now on the Funding Opportunities Calendar

Please click on the following links to find the funding opportunities we have sourced in April 2016.

(updated 25th April 2016)

Other funding opportunities that may be of interest can be found here:-

Enterprise & Business Development

Including opportunities for internal funding, national funding such as from Innovate UK, EU and industrial funding

Funding for Knowledge Exchange

Funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Fellowships and other funding opportunities aimed predominantly at Research Staff

Graduate School

Research Developer Fund

Funding opportunities for PhD Scholarships

Graduate School - PhD Studentships and Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for Public Engagement

Funding to enable you to share your research with the public

Research Professional

The University has a subscription to Research Professional, the leading source for research funding opportunities. It lists international funding opportunities in a searchable format. It also reports on current research policy news and analysis. Everyone with a University of Leicester user name can log on to the service free of charge and search for funding opportunities. You can create customised searches, save these, and ask for alerts.

Web link to Research Professional

You can search by free text, or by funder, closing date, discipline. The system is quite intuitive to use.

The University administrators for Research Professional are Lynne Parsons ( x2818) and Guy Cummins ( x 2783) and they can help you with any questions you might have.

Research Support Office

Looking for Funding

These pages provide useful information for researchers trying to find funding.

Grant development & peer review

We are committed to offering guidance and support for grant applications that are in the early planning stages. Please contact your theme administrator to arrange this support.

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