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Isaac Newton Trust

 

The INT currently supports four main categories of research grants.

For further details of each category, follow the link at the head of each section.

If you are uncertain into which category your application may fall, please contact us.

1) Strategic Grants

Grants of up to £500k in total for up to 5 years duration (total funds available in 2023 = £500k)

There is one call per annum, in Lent Term, for a preliminary round; selected applications are asked to submit a full application in Easter Term.

2) Research Project Grants

Grants of up to £30k in total for up to 3 years duration

There is one call per annum in Michaelmas Term.

For new projects of innovative research or scholarship, as a partial match for other funding. May be for set-up costs, a seed-corn.

3) Emergency Funds

Grants of up to £30k in total for no more than 12 months’ duration

Three calls per annum, Michaelmas, Lent and Easter Terms

For emergent needs and opportunities: e.g. short bridging funds for an existing PDRA to the start of a new grant; short proof-of-concept study in preparation for a larger external grant application.

4) Fellowship support 

Grants of up to £30k in total for no more than 3 years’ duration

Three calls per annum, Michaelmas, Lent and Easter Terms

For early career fellows who have secured or are applying for a competitive external research fellowship that does not provide a full PDRA salary and/or research costs.

Other research grants funded partly by the Trust

Joint Schools' programmes - The Isaac Newton Trust funds research in collaboration with the Schools of the University – these competitions are run by the Schools, not INT.

Early Career Research Fellowships - INT partners with external institutions (the Leverhulme Trust and the Humboldt Foundation) and with Faculties and Colleges (INT Academic Career Development Fellowships and INT/College JRFs).

INT Funding Rounds

Research Grants including Emergencies

Lent Term 2023 Round Application Deadlines

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2023

University's Research Operations Office Deadlines:  16 or 21 February 2023. 

Make sure that you check with your Department's Research Grant Administration about internal deadlines well in advance of the Leverhulme Trust's final deadline.

Leverhulme Trust Final Application Deadline:  23 February 2023, 4pm

Candidates notified by the Leverhulme Trust:  May 2023.

For Colleges

Widening Participation & Induction Fund

Deadline for College Applications:  5pm on Wednesday 1 February 2023

Trustees' Meeting Dates

Tuesday 14 March 2023

Wednesday 5 July 2023

Thursday 23 November 2023

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