UCL Grand Challenges


Grand Challenges Small Grants

Grand Challenges offers small grants up to £7,500 for research-informed, societally relevant, cross-disciplinary/cross-boundary activities.

Grand Challenges Small Grant no date

4 May 2022

Application deadline

The deadline for applications for 2022/23 is Sunday, 12 June 2022 
Submit your proposal by 11.59pm, Sunday 12 June

Purpose of the scheme

UCL Grand Challenges allows experts from different fields to work together on today's pressing social issues. These problems are often complex, requiring insights from diverse academic disciplines and contributions from beyond academia.

The Small Grants scheme supports grass-roots cooperation between the different parts of UCL.

We look for proposals from staff in different academic faculties or between staff in a faculty and staff in Professional Services (our own research user community). The aim is to leverage UCL's diversity to gain novel insights, and impacts, both within the research community and in wider society. 

2022-23 Call Outline

You can find out more about the Grand Challenges areas of interest and Special Initiatives here.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the application form
  2. Upload the completed form

If you have any further questions, please contact the Grand Challenges team.

Please note: Additional funding calls covering the four special initiative themes will open later in 2022.

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