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Cambridge Centre for Physical Biology


Isaac Newton Trust / Wellcome Trust ISSF / University of Cambridge Joint Research Grants Scheme

Deadline for applications: Monday 1 November, midnight

Apply: Here


This scheme is aimed at newly independent principal investigators to develop projects which will lead to a full application for external funding (e.g. project grant from a Research Council or equivalent). This scheme is open to newly independent principal investigators appointed between 1st January 2018 and 31st December 2021The scheme is aimed at individuals whose research falls within the Wellcome Trust remit, which includes its Science stream, as well as its Humanities and Social Sciences stream


Research grants of up to £85,000 in total are available under this scheme for up to two yearsPlease note that your department is expected to provide 25% of the project cost. Projects cannot commence later than March 2022 and the maximum duration is 2 years. Successful applicants will be expected to prepare a final report within three months of the end of funding. This should include research outcomes and details of how this scheme has led to subsequent research funding. Please send your application and supporting documents to Paulina Pieprzyca at If you have any enquiries please contact Paulina directly at