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Leverhulme Trust - Research Project Grants

Maximum Grant: £500000

Submission deadline: 1st December 2019

Research Project Grants

For researchers based at universities, institutions of higher education or registered charities with university-equivalent research capacity, to undertake an innovative and original research project.

 Open all year

Outline Applications
There are no deadlines; successful applicants are invited to submit a Detailed Application

Detailed Applications
Closing dates are the same each year

21 March, 4pm
Decision: mid July

1 September, 4pm
Decision: early December

1 December, 4pm
Decision: end March


The maximum grant value is £500,000. 


Research Project Grants may be held for up to five years.

How to apply

Research Project Grants are assessed via a two-stage process.

Outline Applications
Detailed applications

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