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Isaac Newton Research Grants:  Timetable 2020

Unfortunately, the INT will not be able to consider emergency applications relating to the COVID-19 outbreak from candidates not already funded by the INT.

PLEASE NOTE: all decisions are made at Trustee meetings, which happen once a term on the dates given below.  Applications cannot be considered between meetings.

Research Grants:  there is now ONE round per year in Michaelmas Term, except for applications for short emergency cover, which can be accepted for consideration at a Trustee meeting in any Term as the need arises.

Strategic Research Programme & Project Grants:  there is one round per year in the Lent Term.  Selected applications will then be asked to submit a full application in Easter Term, following the timetable set out below.


  Easter 2020 Michaelmas 2020
Type of Application Considered   Research Emergencies Research Grants
    Strategic Final inc Emergencies
Submission of draft applications to Head of Department   24 April 2020 25 September 2020
Deadline for submission of draft e-applications to INT   01 May 2020 02 October 2020
Deadline for submission of final e-applications to INT   15 May 2020 16 October 2020
Trustees' Award Meeting   02 July 2020 26 November 2020
Announcement of application outcome                                     10 July 2020 4 December 2020


COVID-19: Message from Director

We are exploring with the University and other major funding partners (such as the Leverhulme Trust) what possibilities exist to support our grant holders through this period of exceptional difficulty.  

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