Guidance for applicants - MRC

Guidance for applicants PDF

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Check if you're eligible for funding

Types of research organisations and what they can apply for

How to submit your application

The submission process and using the Joint Electronic-Submission (Je-S) system

What to include in your application

Your proposal form, attachments and peer review

Costs we fund

Full economic costs and costs specific to different organisations

Proposals involving animal use

Information needed for applications involving animal use

Ethics and approvals

For research involving human participants, their samples or data, and other requirements

Research involving existing facilities and resources

Using the facilities, data and resources of other organisations

Application timelines

Research grant and fellowship deadlines

Types of funding we offer

Guidance on research, programme, partnership and new investigator grants

Terms and conditions for research grants

Additional MRC terms and conditions

Additional guidance for researchers

An overview of policies and guidance relating to good research practice and research integrity

Guidance for applicants update history

A list of recent changes to the guidance for applicants

What happens after you submit your proposal

Learn about how we assess proposals, and how to respond to peer review comments

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