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UCL Grand Challenges Doctoral Students' Small Grants - applications are now open

10 November 2021

Grand Challenges Doctoral Grants

Applications are now open for the UCL Grand Challenges Doctoral Students' Small Grants scheme 2021-22, with up to £2500 available in funding for doctoral students from different disciplines to work together. The deadline for Small Grants applications is 23.59 on Friday 10 December, 2021.

The scheme provides an opportunity for pairings of UCL research students from different Faculties, registered for doctoral degree studies, to bring complementary domains of disciplinary expertise to bear on issues of relevance to UCL's six Grand Challenges. The scheme also welcomes Postdoctoral Research Assistants (PDRAs) as 2nd Applicants.

2021-22 Call Outline

Six grants of up to £2,000 are available for cross-Faculties collaboration at UCL. 

Two grants of up to £2,500 are available collaboration between UCL doctoral students /PDRAs and counterparts at the University of Lincoln (which will co-fund the awards). Find out more and apply here.


UCL's six Grand Challenges webpage

UCL Grand Challenges Doctoral Students' Grants webpage

University of Lincoln webpage


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