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Potential funding opportunties from external organisations

The list below is not exhaustive but are examples of organisations who offer DPhil studentships. The majority of these require the proposed supervisor to complete the application form.

Brain Research UK

 https://www.brainresearchuk.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

 Three priority areas: Acquire brain and spinal cord injury, Neuro-oncology, Headache and facial pain

 Next call for applications for DPhil studentships – September 2019

National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia

https://www.niaa.org.uk/article.php?newsid=597

NIAA Research Grants 2019 Round 2

Application deadline: Friday 20 September 2019

Applicants will be notified in December 2019

Alzheimer’s Society

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/research/researchers/our-funding-schemes/phd-studentships

Applications to be made by proposed supervisor with or without a named student

Open June 28th 2019 – closes September 27th 2019

BRACE

https://www.alzheimers-brace.org/apply-for-a-research-grant

DPhil funding for 18 months or less

A student can be recruited upon the award of the studentship

 FIGHT FOR SIGHT

https://www.fightforsight.org.uk/apply-for-funding/funding-opportunities/phd-studentships/

Applications to be made by proposed supervisor

Student must not be medically or otherwise clinically qualified (consider MRC/Fight for Sight Research Training Fellowships)

MARIE CURIE RESEARCH GRANTS SCHEME

https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/research/information-researchers/marie-curie-research-grants-scheme

Please note that requests for PhD studentships and Clinical Research Training Fellowships on project grants are NOT considered by the Marie Curie Research Funding Committee.

 MS SOCIETY

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/research/for-researchers/funding/types-of-grants

Applications to be made by prospective supervisor

Alzheimer’s Research UK

https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/for-researchers/research-opportunities/grant-schemes/

 Applications to be made by proposed supervisor with or without a named student

Open June 28th 2019 – closes September 27th 2019

Macular Society

https://www.macularsociety.org/

The 2020 grants round is now CLOSED for receipt of preliminary applications. 

Motor NeuronE Disease Association (MND)

https://www.mndassociation.org/research/for-researchers/apply-for-funding/

The deadline date for receipt of summary applications is 1 May 2020. This round will open on 6 March 2020. 

Multiple System Atrophy Trust

Grant funds available on application contact:

Alyssa Costantini, Research Associate, institute of Neurology, UCL –   a.costantini@ucl.ac.uk

Viorica Chelban, ABN MSA Research Fellow,  UCL,  v.chelban@ucl.ac.uk

Neurosciences Research Foundation

Grant funds available on application contact:  neurosurgery@sgul.ac.uk

Parkinsons UK

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/research/how-we-fund-and-track-progress-grants

No timelines published

AMRC - Association of Medical Research Charities

https://www.amrc.org.uk/Pages/Category/member-directory?Take=20

 

Other Sources 

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/rp

 https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/other