Deadlines - STFC

Make sure you submit your proposal by 4:00pm UK time on the specified closing date. We cannot accept your proposal if you miss the funding opportunity deadline.

Ensure that you have selected the correct scheme and funding opportunity on the Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) system before beginning your proposal.

Current and upcoming funding opportunities

The proposals accepted from date is the date from which you will be able to select the funding opportunity in the project details screen on Je-S or the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Funding Service. You will not be able to start completing your proposal until then.

Astronomy observation and theory small awards 2024

Proposals accepted from 12 December 2023
Closing date for receipt: 12 March 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Kim Burchell or Chloe Woodcock
Email: kim.burchell@stfc.ukri.org or chloe.woodcock@stfc.ukri.org

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Solar and planetary small awards 2024

Proposals accepted from 12 December 2023
Closing date for receipt: 12 March 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Kim Burchell or Chloe Woodcock
Email: kim.burchell@stfc.ukri.org or chloe.woodcock@stfc.ukri.org

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Astronomy large awards 2024

Proposals accepted from 12 December 2023
Closing date for receipt: 12 March 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Kim Burchell or Chloe Woodcock
Email: kim.burchell@stfc.ukri.org or chloe.woodcock@stfc.ukri.org

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Particle Physics Grants Panel experiment 2024

Proposals accepted from 1 November 2023
Closing date for receipt: 21 February 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Jane Long
Email: jane.long@stfc.ukri.org

Nucleus Awards 2024 stage two

Proposals accepted from 22 January 2024
Closing date for receipt: 14 March 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Andy Thompson
Email: andy.thompson@stfc.ukri.org

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Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement 2024

Proposals accepted from 14 February 2024
Closing date for receipt: 11 April 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Andy Thompson
Email: andy.thompson@stfc.ukri.org

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Spark Awards 2024A

Proposals accepted from 4 March 2024
Closing date for receipt: 30 April 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

If this is the first time that your organisation has applied on the Funding Service or you are unsure whether it is, then you will need to contact the Funding Service helpdesk support@funding-service.ukri.org who will require your organisation name, city and country. Please note that you should allow 10 working days for this to be actioned.

Andy Thompson
Email: andy.thompson@stfc.ukri.org

Find out more about Public Engagement Awards.

Late Stage Commercialisation Scheme 2024

Intension to submit opens 20 February 2024
Intension to submit closes 12 March 2024

Full proposals accepted from 26 March 2024
Full closing date for receipt: 8 May 2024

Full stage opportunity to be run on the Funding Service: further information will be available on the UKRI funding finder.

Wendy Carr
Email: wendy.carr@stfc.ukri.org

Legacy Awards 2024B

Proposals accepted from 18 March 2024
Closing date for receipt: 16 May 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

If this is the first time that your organisation has applied on the Funding Service or you are unsure whether it is, then you will need to contact the Funding Service helpdesk support@funding-service.ukri.org who will require your organisation name, city and country. Please note that you should allow 10 working days for this to be actioned.

Andy Thompson
Email: andy.thompson@stfc.ukri.org

Find out more about Public Engagement Awards.

Accelerator Institute Grant Review 2025 to 2028

Proposals accepted from 16 March 2024
Closing date for receipt: 23 May 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information will be available on the UKRI funding finder.

Dave Brown
Email: david.brown@stfc.ukri.org

Future Underground Dark Matter Science Experiments

Proposals accepted from 5 March 2024
Closing date for receipt: 30 May 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Tom Gray
Email: thomas.gray@stfc.ukri.org

Early Stage Research and Development Scheme 2024

Intension to submit opens 14 March 2024
Intension to submit closes 11 April 2024

Full proposals accepted from 29 May 2024
Full closing date for receipt: 17 July 2024

Full stage opportunity to be run on the Funding Service: further information will be available on the UKRI funding finder.

Wendy Carr
Email: wendy.carr@stfc.ukri.org

Gravitational Waves Consolidated Grants 2024

Proposals accepted from 2 April 2024
Closing date for receipt: 6 August 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Tom Gray
Email: thomas.gray@stfc.ukri.org

Ernest Rutherford Fellowship 2024

Proposals accepted from 3 June 2024
Closing date for receipt: 11 October 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

Susan Blackwell
Email: susan.blackwell@stfc.ukri.org

Spark Awards 2024B

Proposals accepted from 2 September 2024
Closing date for receipt: 31 October 2024
Opportunity due to be run on the Funding Service: further information to follow.

If this is the first time that your organisation has applied on the Funding Service or you are unsure whether it is, then you will need to contact the Funding Service helpdesk support@funding-service.ukri.org who will require your organisation name, city and country. Please note that you should allow 10 working days for this to be actioned.

Andy Thompson
Email: andy.thompson@stfc.ukri.org

Find out more about Public Engagement Awards.

Last updated: 15 February 2024

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