October 2018 round: October 2, 2018.
Seed Awards in Science
Seed Awards help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome or elsewhere.
You can apply for a Seed Award if you’re a researcher who wants to develop a novel idea that will go on to form part of a larger grant application to Wellcome or elsewhere. To be eligible, you must have a PhD or an equivalent higher degree.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Population Health
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
Duration of funding: Up to 2 years.
- have a PhD or the equivalent higher degree.
- be based at an eligible host organisation in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country.
- You must not currently receive funding at a similar level to a Seed Award in Science, or have held equivalent funding in the 12 months before the closing date for this award.
- You must have enough time to commit to the award.
- We particularly encourage researchers:
- at the start of their independent careers.
- who want to develop ideas that are outside their discipline or area of expertise.
- who propose interdisciplinary research across our funding in science and population health research, humanities and social science, and product development and applied research funding.
A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for a duration of up to two years. The support includes:
- Research expenses, including research assistance,
– materials and consumables
– access charges
– research management and support costs
– travel and subsistence
– overseas allowance
– fieldwork expenses
– publication costs
– clinical research costs
– other costs
*Seed Awards in Science cannot be used to pay your personal salary costs.
First Step: Check that your application is eligible
We encourage you to check that your application is eligible and competitive by discussing your project with your:
- Head of department (or equivalent).
- Research office.
Second Step: Submit your full application through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker
- Scientific review and shortlisting : Wellcome staff and the Seeds Advisory Panel will assess the applications.
- Decision : We aim to give you a decision within nine weeks of the application deadline. There are no interviews. In general, we don’t provide specific written feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Alyaa Abdelraouf/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Sherif Hassan / Egypt “
And ” Marwan Mansi/ Egypt”
MARJ3 Scholarships team